Slivnica (Resen Municipality)

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Slivnica
Сливница
Village
Panoramic view of the village Slivnica, in background Lake Prespa
Panoramic view of the village Slivnica, in background Lake Prespa
Slivnica is located in Republic of Macedonia
Slivnica
Slivnica
Location within Macedonia
Coordinates: 40°57′32″N 21°04′53″E / 40.95889°N 21.08139°E / 40.95889; 21.08139
Country  Macedonia
Municipality Resen Municipality
Population (2002)
 • Total 188
Time zone UTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s) +389
Car plates RE

Slivnica (Macedonian: Сливница) is a village on the eastern shore of Lake Prespa in the Resen Municipality of the Republic of Macedonia. It is located under 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) south of the municipal centre of Resen.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Slivnica is inhabited by Orthodox Macedonians.[2] During the late Ottoman period, Macedonian Muslims also used to reside in Slivnica.[3]

Slivnica has a population of 188 people.[4] It is one of only four villages in Resen Municipality that saw a population increase from the 1994 census to the most recent one in 2002.[5]

Ethnic
group
census 1961 census 1971 census 1981 census 1991 census 1994 census 2002
Number % Number % Number % Number % Number % Number %
Macedonians 310 100.0 265 99.6 309 95.7 207 99.5 166 100.0 188 100.0
others 0 0.0 1 0.4 14 4.3 1 0.5 0 0.0 0 0.0
Total 310 266 323 208 166 188

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Slivnica". Retrieved 31 July 2013.
  2. ^ Sugarman, Jane (1997). Engendering song: Singing and subjectivity at Prespa Albanian weddings. University of Chicago Press. pp. 9–11. ISBN 9780226779720.
  3. ^ Włodzimierz, Pianka (1970). Toponomastikata na Ohridsko-Prespanskiot bazen. Institut za makedonski jazik "Krste Misirkov". pp. 128–129. "Горна Преспа... Во Подмочани и Сливница (сега само Македонци) имало Македонци - муслимани."
  4. ^ Municipality of Resen
  5. ^ Censuses of population 1948 - 2002 Archived 2013-10-14 at the Wayback Machine.


Coordinates: 40°58′N 21°05′E / 40.967°N 21.083°E / 40.967; 21.083