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by Jovan Jonovski
The municipality of Gjorče Petrov (41,634 inhabitants; 66.93 sq.km) is one of the ten municipalities forming the city of Skopje. Gjorče Petrov includes the six settlements of Volkovo, Gračani, Kučkovo, Nikištane, Novo Selo and Orman.
Ivan Sache, 9 August 2006
The municipal flag of Gjorče Petrov is vertically divided blue-white-blue with the municipal coat of arms in the middle.
The municipality is named after Gjorče Petrov, a XIXth-century Macedonian revolutionary, whose horizontally mirrored initials ЃП appears on the blue half of the shield; the golden sun on the red half of the shield is the Macedonian national symbol.
The flag was adopted in 1997.
Jovan Jonovski & Ivan Sache, 9 September 2001