List of Aromanian settlements

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Aromanian settlements can be found across the southern Balkan peninsula. They are populated solely by or a large proportion of Aromanians. Below is a list of the settlements that were either founded by Aromanians or are inhabited by a large number or strong Aromanian populations.

Spread of the Vlach dialects across the Southern Balkans

List of Settlements[edit]

Muzachia region[edit]

  Aromanians are the exclusive population in the settlement
  Aromanians form a majority or a substantial minority in the settlement

The Muzachia region (Aromanian: Muzachia, Albanian: Myzeqe) is an area in western Albania which encompasses parts of the Fier, Tirana and Durrës counties. It has a large Aromanian population spread across many villages. The Aromanian inhabitants of Muzachia are referred to as Muzachiars or Muzachirenji in Aromanian.

Albania Tirane
Albania Kavajë
Albania Divjakë
Albania Elbasan
Albania Fier
Albania Patos
Albania Kosovë
Albania Ardenicë
Albania Portëz
Albania Perlat
Albania Beshisht
Albania Cerkovinë
Albania Çipllak
Albania Grabjan
Albania Grabova e Poshtme
Albania Grabova e Sipërme
Albania Gradishtë (Aromanian: Gradishta)
Albania Jubë (Aromanian: Juba)
Albania Kalasë
Albania Koshova (Aromanian: Coshova)
Albania Kryegjatë
Albania Libofshë
Albania Moravë
Albania Përparim
Albania Pobrat
Albania Poshnje
Albania Shtyllas
Albania Skrofotinë
Albania Stan-Karbunarë
Albania Xhyrinë
Albania Zhepë

Epirus region[edit]

This region encompasses northwestern Greece and southern Albania.

Albania Berat
Albania Selenicë
Albania Kotë
Albania Andon Poci
Albania Humelicë
Albania Palokastër
Albania Hundëkuq
Albania Labovë
Albania Karjan
Albania Kakoz
Albania Gjat
Albania Nokovë
Albania Mingul
Albania Këllëz
Albania Dhoksat
Albania Qestorat
Albania Valare
Albania Stegopul
Albania Suhë
Albania Saraqinisht
Albania Selckë
Albania Polican
Albania Skore
Albania Ndëran
Albania Xarrë
Albania Shkallë
Albania Kardhikaq
Albania Bajkaj
Albania Stjar
Greece Igoumenitsa
Greece Filiates
Greece Arta
Greece Agrinio
Albania Përmet
Albania Frasher
Albania Leshicë
Albania Badëlonjë
Albania Biovizhdë
Albania Çarshovë (Aromanian: Charshova)
Albania Draçovë
Albania Hoshevë
Albania Kosinë
Albania Kutal
Albania Vllaho-Psillotarë
Albania Gërmenj
Greece Delvinaki
Greece Kefalovryso (Aromanian: Migideia, Migidei)
Greece Vovousa (Aromanian: Baiesa, Baiasa)
Greece Smenos
Greece Asproklisi

Pindus One of the largest population of Aromanians in the Balkans is concentrated in the Pindus Mountains in the North-West of the country and in the Southerly regions of Albania. These people are referred to as Pindians or Pindenji in Aromanian. The Aromanians have traditionally formed a majority population in this area. The Pindus Mountains was the territory roughly controlled by the Aromanian based Principality of Pindus.

Greece Agia Paraskevi
Greece Amarantos
Greece Ampelochori
Greece Anilio (Aromanian: Nkiare)
Greece Anthousa
Greece Armata
Greece Avdella (Aromanian: Avdhela)
Greece Chrysomilea
Greece Dessi
Greece Distrato (Aromanian: Briaza)
Greece Doliana
Greece Elatochori
Greece Elefthero
Greece Flampourari
Greece Fourka
Greece Fteri
Greece Gardiki
Greece Glykomilea
Greece Grevena (Aromanian: Grebini)
Greece Greveniti (Aromanian: Grebinishi)
Greece Haliki
Greece Iliochori (Aromanian: Dobrinovo)
Greece Kalarites
Greece Tzoumerkon
Greece Kaminia
Greece Kastania
Greece Kastania
Greece Katafyto
Greece Kipourio
Greece Klino
Greece Konitsa (Aromanian: Conita)
Greece Korydallos
Greece Kranea (Aromanian: Turia)
Greece Laista (Aromanian: Laka)
Greece Makrino
Greece Malakasi
Greece Matsouki
Greece Megali Kerasia
Greece Metsovo (Aromanian: Aminciu)
Greece Milea (Aromanian: Ameru)
Greece Mouria
Greece Nea Zoi (Aromanian: Burshan)
Greece Orthovouni
Greece Palaiosellio
Greece Panagia
Greece Parakalamos
Greece Pefki
Greece Perivoli (Aromanian: Pirivoli)
Greece Pertouli
Greece Pirra
Greece Samarina (Aromanian: Samarina, Xamarina)
Greece Skamneli
Greece Smixi
Greece Syrrako
Greece Tsepelovo
Greece Tristeno
Greece Trygona
Greece Vasiliko
Greece Vissani
Greece Votonossi
Greece Votnossi
Greece Vovousa (Aromanian: Baieasa)
Greece Vrysochori (Aromanian: Leshnitsa)

The Gramos Mountains (Aromanian: Gramostea, Gramustea, Greek: Γράμος, Albanian: Gramoz) in the northern part of the Epirus region of the Balkan peninsula. Many Aromanian settlements are concentrated in this area which is shared by both Greece and Albania. Gramustians or Yrãmushcianji as they are referred to by Aromanians, make up a large proportion of the population there.

Greece Aetomilitsa (Aromanian: Densko, Denicko)
Greece Argos Orestiko (Aromanian: Hrupistea)
Greece Dendrohori
Greece Fousia (Aromanian: Fusa)
Greece Grammos (Aromanian: Gramosta)
Greece Ieropigi / farsherotsi
Greece Kleisoura (Aromanian: Klisura, Vlahokleisura)
Greece Linotopion (Aromanian: Linatopia, Lintopia, Linotopea, Linutopia)
Greece Milohorion
Albania Llëngë
Albania Grabovë (Aromanian: Grabova)
Albania Niçë (Aromanian: Nicea)
Albania Shipskë
Albania Nikolicë
Albania Dardhë
Albania Arrëz
Greece Veterniko
Greece Vlasti (Aromanian: Blatsa)

Macedonia region[edit]

A large proportion of Aromanians can be found in the Macedonia (region); Albania; Greece; f.y.r.Macedonia and Bulgaria (region of Pirin Macedonia).

The City of Moscopole (Aromanian: Moscopole, Albanian: Voskopojë, Voskopoja) was home to the largest Aromanian population in the world. It was the cultural and commercial center of the Aromanians with a population of over 60,000 people. The city was razed to the ground by Ali Pasha in 1788 causing an exodus of Aromanian people across the Balkans. Many of these ended up in what would become the Republic of Macedonia, Albania and Greece. The largest concentration of these were in the Pelister region of Macedonia, the city of Kruševo and around the Prespa Lakes. The Moscopolitans of the Moscopoleanji as they are known in Aromanian form one of the largest populations of Aromanians today. They speak the Moscopolean dialect of Aromanian and the descendants of the Moscopolean's in Krusevo (Aromanian: Crushuva, Macedonian: Крушево) are today a fully recognised minority group under the constitutional law of the Republic of Macedonia.

Albania Voskopojë (Aromanian: Moscopoli)
Albania Korcë (Aromanian: Curciau)
Albania Floq
Albania Vithkuq
Albania Drenovë (Aromanian: Drenova)
Albania Maliq
Albania Dishnicë
Albania Plasë (Aromanian: Pleasa)
Albania Boboshticë (Aromanian: Bubushtitsa)
Albania Kamenice (Aromanian: Caminitsa)
Republic of Macedonia Kruševo (Aromanian: Crushuva)
Republic of Macedonia Bitola (Aromanian: Bituli, Bitule)
Greece Agios Germanos
Republic of Macedonia Arilevo
Republic of Macedonia Dolna Belica (Aromanian: Beala di Ghios,)
Greece Drosopigi (Aromanian: Belkamen)
Greece Flampouro
Republic of Macedonia Gopeš (Aromanian: Gopeshi)
Republic of Macedonia Gorna Belica (Aromanian: Beala di Supra)
Republic of Macedonia Jankovec
Greece Kallithea
Republic of Macedonia Kruševo (Aromanian: Crushuva)
Greece Krystallopigi (Aromanian: Belkamen)
Republic of Macedonia Magarevo (Aromanian: Magaruva)
Republic of Macedonia Malovište (Aromanian: Malovishtea, Molovishci)
Greece Medovon
Greece Milohorion
Greece Moschochori
Greece Lechovo
Republic of Macedonia Nižepole (Aromanian: Nijopale)
Greece Nymfeo (Aromanian: Nevesca)
Republic of Macedonia Ohrid
Greece Patima (Aromanian: Patichina)
Greece Pili
Republic of Macedonia Resen
Republic of Macedonia Trnovo (Aromanian: Tãrnuva)
Greece Vlasti (Aromanian: Blatsa)
Greece Vrontero
Greece Thessaloniki (Aromanian: Sãrunã)
Greece Kozani
Greece Kavala
Greece Ano Poroia (Aromanian: Foroi)
Bulgaria Arzach
Bulgaria Bratsigovo[citation needed]
Bulgaria Bozhdovo
Republic of Macedonia Štip (Aromanian: Shtip)
Republic of Macedonia Kočani (Aromanian: Cociani
Republic of Macedonia Čatal
Bulgaria Dorkovo
Republic of Macedonia Emirica
Republic of Macedonia Gevgelia
Greece Irakleia (Aromanian: Giumala de Jos)
Republic of Macedonia Kalini Kamen
Bulgaria Karamandra
Republic of Macedonia Vrbica (Aromanian: Vrbitsa)
Republic of Macedonia Kratovo (Aromanian: Cratova)
Republic of Macedonia Kumanovo (Aromanian: Kumanova)
Republic of Macedonia Lisec
Republic of Macedonia Lopen
Bulgaria Lopovo
Republic of Macedonia Lozovo
Republic of Macedonia Ovcepole
Bulgaria Pazardzhik
Bulgaria Popovi livadi (Aromanian: Papas Chair)
Bulgaria Peshtera
Republic of Macedonia Ponikva
Republic of Macedonia Radovistea
Bulgaria Rasovo
Bulgaria Shatravo
Bulgaria Sofia
Bulgaria Strumski Chiflik
Republic of Macedonia Sveti Nikole (Aromanian: San Nikole)
Republic of Macedonia Tito Veles
Bulgaria Tsepina
Republic of Macedonia Vroica

Mount Vermion:

Greece Agios Pavlos
Greece Ano Grammatiko (Aromanian: Gramaticuva)
Greece Ano Vermio (Aromanian: Selia de Sus)
Greece Kato Vermio (Aromanian: Selia de Jos)
Greece Kedrona (Aromanian: Candruva)
Greece Naousa (Aromanian: Niagushti)
Greece Polla Nera
Greece Seli (Aromanian: Selia)
Greece Stenimachos (Aromanian: Isashcovedo)
Greece Veria (Aromanian: Veryea, Veryia)
Greece Megala Livadia (Aromanian: Livadzi, Calive)
Greece Xirolivado (Aromanian: Xiralivadi)

Thessalia / Mount Olympus / area[edit]

This region is home to the most southerly population of Aromanians in the Balkans. The Farsherots or the Fãrsherotii as they are known in Aromanian make a substantial percentage of the regions inhabitants.

Greece Larissa regional unit
Greece Farsala
Greece Trikala (Aromanian: Trikolj)
Greece Kalabaka
Greece Volos
Greece Almyros
Greece Anthotopos (Aromanian: Kililaiu)
Greece Makrychori
Greece Mikri Perivoli (Aromanian: Taktalasman)
Greece Neriada (Aromanian: Kerminli)
Greece Parapotamos
Greece Sesklo (Aromanian: Sheshklu)
Greece Tyrnavos
Greece Velestinon (Aromanian: Velescir)
Greece Vlachogiano

Mount Olympus

Greece Argiropoulion (Aromanian: Karajoli)
Greece Falana
Greece Karitsa
Greece Kokkinopylos (Aromanian: Coccinopli)
Greece Leivadi
Greece Rodia

Serbia[edit]

Serbia Preobraženje
Serbia Radičevac
Serbia Knjaževac

Romania[edit]

Romania Dobrudja
Romania Beidaud
Romania Constanţa
Romania Săcele (Aromanian: Sãcele)
Romania Tulcea
Romania Lăstuni (Aromanian: Hagilarea)
Romania Stejaru (Aromanian: Eschibaba)
Romania Caugagia
Romania Ceamurlia de Jos
Romania Ceamurlia de Sus
Romania Nicolae Bălcescu
Romania Camena
Romania Vasile Alecsandri (Aromanian: Tistimelu)
Romania Baia
Romania Lunca
Romania Casimcea
Romania Cogealac
Romania Panduru
Romania Sarighiol de Deal
Romania Sinoe
Romania Mihai Viteazu
Romania Techirghiol
Romania Cobadin
Romania Tariverde
Romania Agigea
Romania Slobozia
Romania Călărasi
Romania Urziceni
Romania Voluntari

Maps[edit]

  Where Aromanians are an officially recognised minority group
  Areas where Aromanians are concentrated
  Areas where Megleno-Romanians are concentrated
Spread of Aromanians in the Florina regional unit

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