Vapila

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Vapila

Вапила
Vapila is located in Republic of North Macedonia
Vapila
Vapila
Location in North Macedonia
Coordinates: 41°11′34″N 20°49′52″E / 41.19278°N 20.83111°E / 41.19278; 20.83111
Country North Macedonia
MunicipalityOhrid Municipality
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)

Vapila (Macedonian: Вапила) is a village in Ohrid Municipality, North Macedonia.

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.


Coordinates: 41°11′N 20°49′E / 41.183°N 20.817°E / 41.183; 20.817