Basic Data for the Region
Natural characteristics The eastern mountain region is located in the far east of Macedonia and, in general, covers the basin region of the river Bregalnica. This region has an area of 3537 km2 or 14.2% of the territory of the Republic of Macedonia. Within the frame of the eastern region there are 11 municipalities: Berovo, Vinica, Delcevo, Zrnovci, Karabinci, Kocani, Makedonska Kamenica, Pehcevo, Probistip, Cecinovo-Oblesevo and Stip. On Picture no. 1 the municipalities that are within the Eastern mountain region are shown. Picture no. 1
State Statistical Office of the Republic of Macedonia Within the frame of the municipalities there are 217 settlements, of which 8 are urban, and 209 are characterized as rural settlement. In table no. 1 the basic characteristics of the municipalities of the Eastern mountain region are given.