Jankovec

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Jankovec

Јанковец
Village
Jankovec Monastery with the two churches: the older dedicated to the Dormition of the Theotokos; and the newer dedicated to Ignatius of Antioch
Jankovec Monastery with the two churches: the older dedicated to the Dormition of the Theotokos; and the newer dedicated to Ignatius of Antioch
Jankovec is located in Republic of North Macedonia
Jankovec
Jankovec
Location within North Macedonia
Coordinates: 41°06′30″N 21°00′40″E / 41.10833°N 21.01111°E / 41.10833; 21.01111
Country North Macedonia
MunicipalityResen Municipality
Population
 (2002)
 • Total1,169
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)+389
Car platesRE

Jankovec (Macedonian: Јанковец) is a village located in Resen Municipality in the Republic of North Macedonia. The people of Jankovec are mostly farmers and own their own farms or plantations. Apple, corn, wheat and tobacco are generally grown in the region.

With a population of 1,169, Jankovec is the second-largest settlement in the municipality after Resen.[1]

Churches[edit]

There are 5 churches in Jankovec, two of which are situated within Jankovec Monastery.[2]

  • St. Athanasius Church, the oldest church
  • St. Ignatius of Antioch Church, relatively new church, second monastery church
  • St. John Church, located in the village and was consecrated in 1866
  • St. Nicholas Church, located about 1 km east of the village
  • Church of Dormition of the Theotokos, the main monastery church consecrated in the 18th century

Demographics[edit]

Aside from the municipal centre of Resen, Jankovec is the only settlement in Resen Municipality to currently have over 1,000 residents.[3] A small part of the village population is of Aromanian origin.[4]

Ethnic
group
census 1961 census 1971 census 1981 census 1991 census 1994 census 2002
Number % Number % Number % Number % Number % Number %
Macedonians 699 93.6 892 96.4 1,283 98.2 1,268 97.0 1,177 97.0 1,149 98.3
others 48 6.4 33 3.6 24 1.8 39 3.0 47 3.0 20 1.7
Total 747 925 1,307 1,307 1,214 1,169

References[edit]

  1. ^ Municipality of Resen
  2. ^ Velev, Ilija (1990). Pregled na srednovekovni crkvi i manastiri vo Makedonija (in Macedonian). Skopje: Naša kniga.
  3. ^ Censuses of population 1948 - 2002 Archived 2013-10-14 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Włodzimierz, Pianka (1970). Toponomastikata na Ohridsko-Prespanskiot bazen. Institut za makedonski jazik "Krste Misirkov". p. 124. "Власи - во Јанкоец."

Coordinates: 41°07′N 21°01′E / 41.117°N 21.017°E / 41.117; 21.017