Vapila

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Vapila
Вапила
Center of the village Vapila
Center of the village Vapila
Vapila is located in North Macedonia
Vapila
Vapila
Location within North Macedonia
Coordinates: 41°11′34″N 20°49′52″E / 41.19278°N 20.83111°E / 41.19278; 20.83111
Country North Macedonia
RegionLogo of Southwestern Region, North Macedonia.svg Southwestern
MunicipalityCoat of arms of Ohrid Municipality.svg Ohrid
Population
 (2002)
 • Total112
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)

Vapila (Macedonian: Вапила) is a village in the municipality of Ohrid, North Macedonia. It used to be part of the former municipality of Kosel.

Name[edit]

Vapila's name derives from a typical Balkan Macedonian Ottoman dish of the area, pilev and was originally called Vapile.

History[edit]

The village was initially settled by three Macedonian Christian family's around 1830, one of which was the Sandakovci or Shandakovtsi who originated from Peskopeja.

Demographics[edit]

According to the 2002 census, the village had a total of 112 inhabitants.[1] Ethnic groups in the village include:[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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. 117.