Alinci (Prilep)

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Alinci
Алинци
Village
View of Alinci from Omec Hill
View of Alinci from Omec Hill
Country Republic of Macedonia
Municipality Prilep
Elevation 699 m (2,293 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 238
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
Area code(s) +389-48
farm area around Alinci

Alinci (Macedonian: Алинци) is a village in the Municipality of Prilep, Macedonia.

Geography[edit]

Alinci is located roughly 13 kilometres south-west from Prilep. [1]

History[edit]

Ancient History[edit]

Where Alinci is located today, during Roman times stood a now-excavated ancient Roman necropolis. [2]

19th Century[edit]

In the 19th century, Alinci was a Bulgarian village in the Prilep region of the Ottoman Empire.

20th Century[edit]

According to the statistics of Vasil Kanchov's book Macedonia. Ethnography And Statistics published in 1900, Alinci had a population of 102 people, all Bulgarian Christians.[3] In 1905, according to the French-published book written by Bulgarian publicist Dimitar Mishev La Macédoine et sa Population Chrétienne (English:Macedonia and it's Christian population), Alinci had a population of 120 people, all Bulgarians.[4]

At the outbreak of the Balkan Wars, a person from Alinci served in the Macedonian-Adrianopolitan Volunteer Corps.[5]

On 6 November 1914, following the Battle of Prilep, the Turkish V Corps of the Vardar Army retreated through Alinci to Bitola.[6]


Demographics[edit]

According to the 2002 census, there were 238 people living in the village, all Macedonians.[7]

Place of Worship[edit]

The Church of the Resurrection of Christ is located in Alinci.[8]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 41°15′34″N 21°28′56″E / 41.25944°N 21.48222°E / 41.25944; 21.48222