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Medžitlija is located in Republic of Macedonia
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.


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]


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


  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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