Debar (Macedonian: Дебар [ˈdɛːbar] (listen), Albanian: Komuna e Dibrës) is a municipality in western part of Republic of North Macedonia. Debar is also the name of the town where the municipal seat is found. Debar Municipality is part of the Southwestern Statistical Region.
The municipality borders Mavrovo and Rostuša Municipality to the northeast, Kičevo Municipality to the southeast, Centar Župa Municipality to the south, and Albania to the west.
According to the last national census from 2021 this municipality has 15,412 inhabitants.
Ethnic groups in the municipality include:
Albanians = 8,438 (54.75%)
Macedonians = 1,155 (7.49%)
Turks = 2,733 (17.73%)
Roma = 1,140 (7.4%)
Others = 432 (2.8%)Persons of whom data are taken from the administrative sources = 1,499 (9.73%)Demographic development of Debar municipality within today borders.