Tearce

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Location
42°07'01"N
021°04'58"E
Country
 Macedonia
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Tearce (Macedonian: Теарце [ˈtɛ.artsɛ] (listen), Albanian: Tearcë) is a village located 12 km to the northeast of Tetovo, in northwestern North Macedonia, about 15 kilometres from the border with Kosovo. It is a seat of the Tearce municipality. Population 3,974 (2002). The B-405 road connects it to Tetovo. Tearce has an Albanian majority. The remaining population is Macedonian, Turkish, and Roma. The village was affected by the conflict of 2001, which strained relations between the ethnic groups in the village. On 22 January 2001 the police station at Tearce was shelled, killing one policeman and injuring three others.

Demographics

According to the 2002 census, the village had a total of 3974 inhabitants. Ethnic groups in the village include: Albanians 2310 Macedonians 1085 Turks 512 Roma 54 Serbs 4 Others 9

Sports

Local football club KF Tearca–97 have played in the Macedonian Third League.
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