Staro Nagoričane

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Staro Nagoričane
Старо Нагоричане
Staro-Nagorichane-MKD.jpg
Flag of Staro Nagoričane
Flag
Coat of arms of Staro Nagoričane
Coat of arms
Location within Macedonia
Location within Macedonia
Country  Macedonia
region Northeastern Statistical Region
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 1303
Area code(s) +389 031
Car plates KU

Staro Nagoričane (Macedonian: About this sound Старо Нагоричане ) is a village in Republic of Macedonia and the seat of the Staro Nagoričane municipality. The village is primarily known for its 11th century Church of St. George, first constructed in 1071 during Byzantine Macedonia, and reconstructed between 1313 and 1318 by Serbian King Stefan Milutin, who conquered the northern parts of Macedonia in 1282.

Geography[edit]

Staro Nagoričane with cupola of Church of St. George seen in background.

The village is located in the Sredorek region.

Culture[edit]

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2002 census, the village had 555 inhabitants, out of which 452 (~80%) were Serbs, 100 (~20%) were Macedonians, 1 was Romani, and 2 Others.

Annotations[edit]

  • Name: The official name is Staro Nagoričane, while it has been historically spelled Staro Nagoričano (Старо Нагоричано) and Staro Nagoričino (Старо Нагоричино)

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Coordinates: 42°12′N 21°50′E / 42.200°N 21.833°E / 42.200; 21.833