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Full nameGostivar
Official nameGostivar
Native nameГостивар
Other nameGostivari
CountryRepublic of Macedonia
MunicipalityGostivar municipality
Total Area0.5 sq mi (1.341 km2)
Other information
Time zoneCET (UTC+1)
- Summer (DST)CEST (UTC+2)

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Gostivar ( -mkˈɡɔstivarMk-Gostivar, is a city in the Republic of Macedonia, located in the upper Polog valley region. It is one of the largest municipalities in the country with a population of 81,042, and the town also covers 1.341 km2 (331.4 acre). Gostivar has good road and railway connections with the other cities in the region, such as Tetovo, Skopje, Kičevo, Ohrid, and Debar. A modern freeway was built in 1995, from Gostivar to Tetovo, 24 km (14.9 mi) long. Gostivar is the seat of Gostivar Municipality.

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