Butel Municipality

Butel Municipality

Општина Бутел
Komuna e Butelit
City municipality (Rural)
Flag of Butel Municipality
Flag
Official logo of Butel Municipality
Coat of arms
Location of Butel Municipality
Country Macedonia
RegionSkopje Statistical Region
Municipal seatSkopje
Government
 • MayorVelimir Smilevski (SDSM)
Population
 • Total36,154
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
Websitehttp://www.opstinabutel.gov.mk

Butel Municipality (Macedonian: About this soundБутел ; Albanian: Butel) is one of the ten municipalities that make up the city of Skopje, the capital of the Republic of North Macedonia.

A cemetery in Butel is where the grave of George Zorbas, the character upon whom Nikos Kazantzakis based the fictional Alexis Zorbas of his novel Zorba the Greek, is located.

Geography[]

Butel borders

Demographics[]

According to the last national census from 2002 Butel has 36,154 inhabitants.[1]

Ethnic groups in the municipality include:

References[]

  1. ^ 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)

External links[]

Coordinates: 42°00′N 21°28′E / 42.00°N 21.47°E / 42.00; 21.47