Četirce

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Četirce
Village
Četirce is located in Republic of North Macedonia
Četirce
Četirce
Location within North Macedonia
Coordinates: 42°12′56″N 21°45′46″E / 42.21556°N 21.76278°E / 42.21556; 21.76278Coordinates: 42°12′56″N 21°45′46″E / 42.21556°N 21.76278°E / 42.21556; 21.76278
Country North Macedonia
RegionNortheastern
MunicipalityKumanovo
Elevation
566 m (1,857 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total249
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Postal code
1308
Car platesKU

Četirce (Macedonian: Четирце) is a village in northeastern Republic of North Macedonia, in the municipality of Kumanovo. According to the 2002 census, it had 249 inhabitants.

Geography[edit]

The village is located in northernmost North Macedonia, close to the Serbian border (5 kilometres). To the nearest city, it is 10 kilometres north of Kumanovo. Četirce is situated in the historical region of Žegligovo, in the highland, on ca. 570 m above sea. Northeast of the village is the Rujen mountain.

The cadastral area of Četirce borders Gorno Konjare to the south, Tabanovce to the west, Karabičane to the northwest, Suševo to the north, and Nikuljane to the east (in Staro Nagoričane).

History[edit]

In the 19th century, it was part of the Ottoman kaza of Kumanovo. The village supported the Kumanovo Uprising (January 20–May 20, 1878).

In 1905, the village was divided between Serb Patriarchists (276 individuals) and Bulgarian Exarchists (224 individuals). It had 500 inhabitants and two schools, one Bulgarian and one Serbian.[1]

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2002 census, it had 249 inhabitants, the majority of whom declared as Serbs (86%), the rest as Macedonians (14%).[2] The families are Eastern Orthodox Christian.

References[edit]

  1. ^ D. M. Brancoff (1905). La Macédoine et sa Population Chrétienne. Paris. pp. 128–129.
  2. ^ "Macedonian census" (PDF). 2002: 179. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)

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