Čaloševo (mak. Чалошево) is a small village located in the northeast part of Veles Municipality in North Macedonia. It is estimated to have 197 inhabitants. The population is mostly engaged in agriculture, farming and construction. The young people are engaged in athletics and sports.
Valley of the Wolves
|• Total||6.3 km2 (2.4 sq mi)|
|Elevation||266 m (873 ft)|
|• Density||31.26/km2 (81.0/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (Central European)|
|• Summer (DST)||Central European|
|Area code(s)||+389 043|
Nikola Ognjanov ((1830-1835) - 1901)
Nikola Ognjanov who brought the first change in the village with its trading activities was one of the most merchants at the time that traded in Thessaloniki, Greece. In 1883 he won the award for the best trader in Veles region. Nikola Ognjanov was born in village Čaloševo. Unhappy died in 1901 in the village Čaloševo, was stabbed by a bull which was outraged.
Because Macedonia was under Ottoman rule, the same happened in the small village Čaloševo. The population in the village at that time was predominantly Muslim with less Christian. The village several Christian homes with these surnames (Ognjanovi, Tosevi, Gjoshevi, Ilcovi and Mokrovi). Muslims later reduced particularly in a period of 1921-1958 was totally relocated in Turkey. Today the population of Christian faith has about 70 families
- Macedonian Census (2002), Book 5 - Total population according to the Ethnic Affiliation, Mother Tongue and Religion, The State Statistical Office, Skopje, 2002, p. 79.