Chereshovo, Smolyan Province

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Chereshovo
Chereshovo is located in Bulgaria
Chereshovo
Chereshovo
Location in Bulgaria
Coordinates: 41°31′N 24°39′E / 41.517°N 24.650°E / 41.517; 24.650
Country  Bulgaria
Province Smolyan Province
Municipality Smolyan
Elevation 3,068 ft (935 m)
Population (2007)
 • Total 13
Time zone EET (UTC+2)

Chereshovo (Bulgarian: Черешово) is a village in the municipality of Smolyan, located in the Smolyan Province of southern Bulgaria. The village is located 170 km from Sofia.[1] As of 2007, the village had a population of 13 people.[1]

Geography[edit]

The village is located in a mountainous region.

History[edit]

The Ottoman register of 1841 says that a soldier enlisted in the army from Chereshovo (at that time called Kirazli), which gives evidence of Muslims living there. In 1903, there were 15 houses. According to Lyubomir Miletich, in 1912, the entire population of Chereshovo consisted of Bulgarian Muslims. The number of Muslims during 1912-13 were 110.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Village of Chereshovo". Guide-Bulgaria. Retrieved December 3, 2008. 

Coordinates: 41°31′N 24°39′E / 41.517°N 24.650°E / 41.517; 24.650