The Republic of Macedonia
is divided in eight arbitrary statistical regions. Southwestern, located in the west and southwestern part of the country, borders Albania to the west. Internally, it borders Pelagonia
, and Vardar
Southwestern statistical region is divided into 13 municipalities:
- Centar Župa
- Makedonski Brod
The current population of the Southwestern statistical region is 221,651 citizens, according to the last population census
| Census Year
|| Change |
|| N/A |
|| +5.89% |
Following is a list of the largest cities, towns, and villages in the region.
The largest group in the region is ethnic Macedonians
, followed by Albanians. Turks also account for a small population.