Kicevo is a city in the western part of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, located in a valley in the south-eastern slopes of Mount Bistra, between the cities of Ohrid and Gostivar. The municipality borders Mavrovo and Rostuša Municipality to the northwest, Debar Municipality to the west, Gostivar Municipality to the north, Makedonski Brod and Plasnica municipalities to the east, Demir Hisar Municipality to the south, and Debarca Municipality to the southwest. The capital Skopje is 112 km away. The city of Kicevo is the seat of Kicevo Municipality. The municipality of Kičevo has 30,138 inhabitants.