Achlada

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Achlada
Αχλάδα
Achlada is located in Greece
Achlada
Achlada
Coordinates: 40°51.68′N 21°36.80′E / 40.86133°N 21.61333°E / 40.86133; 21.61333Coordinates: 40°51.68′N 21°36.80′E / 40.86133°N 21.61333°E / 40.86133; 21.61333
Country Greece
Administrative region West Macedonia
Regional unit Florina
Municipality Florina
Municipal unit Meliti
Population (2001)[1]
 • Rural 301
Community
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Achlada (Greek: Αχλάδα, Bulgarian: Крушоради, Krushoradi, Macedonian Slavic: Крушоради, Krušoradi) is a village in the Florina regional unit, Greece. It was previously known as Κρουσοράτη (Krousorati) or Κρουσουράτη (Krousourati) until it was renamed by Greek authorities in 1926.[2]

History[edit]

The settlement was mentioned in an Ottoman tax register (defter) of 1626-1627, under the name of Krushorad, and was described as having sixty-one non-Muslim households.[3] The Russian slavist Victor Grigorovich recorded Krushorade (Крушораде) as mainly Bulgarian village in 1845.[4] The population of the village was under the supremacy of the Bulgarian Exarchate in the beginning of the 20th century. The "La Macédoine et sa Population Chrétienne" survey by Dimitar Mishev concluded that the Christian population in 1905 was composed of 760 Bulgarian Exarchists.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. ^ The Pandektis Institution
  3. ^ Турски извори за българската история, т. VII, София 1986, с. 333 (Turkish Sources for Bulgarian History, vol. VII, Sofia 1986, p. 333).
  4. ^ Григорович, В. Очерки путешествiя по Европейской Турцiи, Москва, 1877
  5. ^ D.M.Brancoff. "La Macédoine et sa Population Chrétienne". Paris, 1905, pр. 176-177.