Demir Hisar (town)

Demir Hisar (town)
Демир Хисар
—  Town  —
Demir Hisar (town) is located in Republic of Macedonia
Demir Hisar (town)
Location within Macedonia
Coordinates: 41°16′0″N 21°12′0″E / 41.266667°N 21.2°E / 41.266667; 21.2Coordinates: 41°16′0″N 21°12′0″E / 41.266667°N 21.2°E / 41.266667; 21.2
Country  Macedonia
Municipality Demir Hisar municipality
Government
 - Mayor
Population (2002)
 - Total 2,593
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 - Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code
Area code(s) +389
Car plates BT

Demir Hisar (Macedonian: Демир Хисар [dɛˈmir‿xisar] ( listen)) is a town in Republic of Macedonia. It is the seat of Demir Hisar Municipality. This small settlement has an absolute Macedonian ethnic majority. The name of the town translates to "Iron Castle" in Turkish, and dates back to the time when Macedonia was ruled by the Ottoman Empire.

The settlement is situated along the main road between the important Macedonian cities of Bitola and Kičevo.

Demographics

The town of Demir Hisar has 2,593 residents.

Number %
TOTAL 2,593 100
Macedonians 2,473 95.37
others 120 4.62

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