Sopište Municipality

Municipality of Sopište
Општина Сопиште
Komuna e Sopishtit
Rural municipality
Flag of Municipality of Sopište
Location of Municipality of Sopište
Country  Macedonia
Region Skopje Statistical Region
Municipal seat Sopište
 • Mayor Stefče Trpkovski (VMRO-DPMNE)
 • Total 222.1 km2 (85.8 sq mi)
Highest elevation 2,500 m (8,200 ft)
Lowest elevation 600 m (2,000 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 5,656
 • Density 25/km2 (66/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
Area code(s) 02
Car Plates SK

Sopište (Macedonian: About this sound Сопиште , Albanian: Komuna e Sopishtit) is a municipality in northern Republic of Macedonia. Sopište is also the name of the village where the municipal seat is found. It is located in the Skopje Statistical Region.


The municipality borders the City of Skopje to the north, Želino Municipality and Makedonski Brod Municipality to the west, and Studeničani Municipality to the east.


According to the 2002 Macedonian census, the municipality has 5,656 inhabitants.[1] Ethnic groups in the municipality:

People from Sopište[]

Inhabited places[]

The 5656 inhabitants of the municipality of Sopište live in 1510 houses and 3398 apartments.[2] There are 13 settlements in Sopište with the absence of a classic urban center.

In the municipality there are the following settlements:


  1. ^ 2002 census results in English and Macedonian (PDF)
  2. ^ [1]

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Coordinates: 41°58′N 21°25′E / 41.96°N 21.41°E / 41.96; 21.41