Medžitlija

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Medžitlija
Меџитлија
Mexhitli
Village
Medžitlija is located in Republic of Macedonia
Medžitlija
Medžitlija
Location within Republic of Macedonia
Coordinates: 40°55′46″N 21°25′45″E / 40.92944°N 21.42917°E / 40.92944; 21.42917Coordinates: 40°55′46″N 21°25′45″E / 40.92944°N 21.42917°E / 40.92944; 21.42917
Country Republic of Macedonia
Municipality Bitola municipality
Elevation 584 m (1,916 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 155
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 7223
Area code(s) +389 047
Car plates BT
Website .

Medžitlija (Macedonian: Меџитлија, Albanian: Mexhitli, Turkish: Mecitli) is a village in the municipality of Bitola, Republic of Macedonia, along the border with Greece. The village is located 14 km south of Bitola at the Medžitlija-Níki border crossing.

History[edit]

The village exists since the end of the 19th century, when it belonged to the Kazas of Monastir in the Ottoman Empire. Medžitlija was populated by Turks until the 1950s - 1960s when almost all migrated to Turkey and sold their properties to Albanians from the nearby village of Kišava. According to the census of 2002, the village has 155 inhabitants.[1]

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2002 census, the village had a total of 155 inhabitants.[2] Ethnic groups in the village include:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Census 2002, s.68
  2. ^ a b Macedonian Census (2002), Book 5 - Total population according to the Ethnic Affiliation, Mother Tongue and Religion, The State Statistical Office, Skopje, 2002, p. 70.

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