Tetovo (Macedonian: Тетово; Albanian: Tetovë) is a municipality in northwestern Republic of Macedonia. Tetovo is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. Tetovo Municipality is part of Polog statistical region.
The municipality borders Kosovo to the north and west, Tearce to the northeast, Jegunovce to the east, Želino to the southeast and Brvenica to the south and Bogovinje to the southwest.
As a result of the redrawing of municipality borders in 2003, the rural Šipkovica Municipality and Džepčište Municipality were attached to Tetovo Municipality. Without these two municipalities the population of the Municipality of Tetovo was 65,318 according to the census of 1994, and 70,841 at the last census.^ The population of the former Šipkovica Municipality in 1994 was 6,797, and according to the last census was 7,820. The population of the former Džepčište Municipality in 1994 was 7,286, and according to the last census was 7,919. With the territorial administrative division of the republic in 2003 the municipalities of Džepčište and Šipkovica were attached to Tetovo and so the population of the present day municipality is 86,580.
The population of the municipality is 86,580 of whom approximately 75,000 live in the municipality center Tetovo, the rest live in the suburbs and the villages of the municipality.
Ethnic groups in the municipality include:
Albanians - 60,886 (60.3%)
Macedonians - 20,053 (32.2%)
Roma - 2,357 (2.7%)
Turks - 1,882 (2.2%)
Serbs - 604 (.7%)
Bosniaks - 156 (.2%)
Vlachs - 15 (.04%)
Others - 627 (.7%)