Gorno Nerezi

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Gorno Nerezi
Горно Нерези
Village
Gorno Nerezi is located in Republic of Macedonia
Gorno Nerezi
Gorno Nerezi
Location within Macedonia
Coordinates: 41°58′44″N 21°22′23″E / 41.97889°N 21.37306°E / 41.97889; 21.37306Coordinates: 41°58′44″N 21°22′23″E / 41.97889°N 21.37306°E / 41.97889; 21.37306
Country  Macedonia
Population (2002)
 • Total 314
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Gorno Nerezi (Macedonian: Горно Нерези) is a small village in the Republic of Macedonia, located in the Karpoš municipality, near Skopje, and at an altitude of 771 meters (2532 feet). It is situated on the wooded slopes of Mt. Vodno, covers a 7 km radius, and has a population of 314 inhabitants, mostly Albanians.

Located in Gorno Nerezi is the Church of St. Panteleimon, dedicated to the protector of health. The church was constructed in 1164 by order of Alexius Angelus Comnenus, a member of the imperial family. The frescoes are famous examples of Comnenian Age Byzantine Art.