Zhizhevo

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Zhizhevo
Жижево
Village
Skyline of Zhizhevo
Zhizhevo is located in Bulgaria
Zhizhevo
Zhizhevo
Location of Zhizhevo
Coordinates: 41°33′N 24°2′E / 41.550°N 24.033°E / 41.550; 24.033Coordinates: 41°33′N 24°2′E / 41.550°N 24.033°E / 41.550; 24.033
Country  Bulgaria
Province
(Oblast)
Blagoevgrad
Municipality
(Obshtina)
Satovcha
Government[1]
 • Mayor Biser Mladenov (BSP)
Area
 • Total 14.668 km2 (5.663 sq mi)
Elevation 846 m (2,776 ft)
Population (2010-12-15)[2]
 • Total 380
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal Code 2956
Area code(s) 07545

Zhizhevo (Bulgarian: Жижево, old variants: Zhizhovo, Darzhilovo) is a village in Southwestern Bulgaria. It is located in the Satovcha Municipality, Blagoevgrad Province.

Geography[edit]

The village of Zhizhevo is located in the Western Rhodope Mountains. It belongs to the Chech region.

History[edit]

According to Vasil Kanchov, in 1900 Zhizhevo was populated by 503 Bulgarian Muslims,[3] living in 60 houses.[4]

Religions[edit]

The population is Muslim.

Notable people[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ http://results.cik.bg/tur1/mestni/0142_29372.html
  2. ^ http://www.grao.bg/tna/tadr-2010.txt
  3. ^ Кънчов, Васил (1996) [1900]. "Неврокопска Каза". Македония. Етнография и статистика (in Bulgarian) (II ed.). София: Проф. М. Дринов. p. 196. 
  4. ^ Кънчов, Васил (1970) [1894-1896]. "Неврокопската каза". Пътуване по долините на Струма, Места и Брегалница. Битолско, Преспа и Охридско (in Bulgarian). София: Наука и изкуство. p. 267.