Čaloševo

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.

Čaloševo
Nickname(s): 
Valley of the Wolves
Čaloševo is located in North Macedonia
Čaloševo
Čaloševo
Location within North Macedonia
Coordinates: 41°45′17″N 21°47′46″E / 41.75472°N 21.79611°E / 41.75472; 21.79611Coordinates: 41°45′17″N 21°47′46″E / 41.75472°N 21.79611°E / 41.75472; 21.79611
Country North Macedonia
RegionLogo of Vardar Region.svg Vardar
MunicipalityCoat of arms of Veles Municipality.svg Veles
Area
 • Total6.3 km2 (2.4 sq mi)
Elevation
266 m (873 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total210
 • Density31.26/km2 (81.0/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+1 (Central European)
 • Summer (DST)Central European
Postal code
1400
Area code(s)+389 043
Car platesVE

NameEdit

Name Čaloševo thought to originate from the Turkish language by some theories of Turkish dictionary is interpreted as Works and again I have no .[clarification needed]

HistoryEdit

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

DemographicsEdit

According to the 2002 census, the village had a total of 210 inhabitants.[1] Ethnic groups in the village include:[1]

ReferencesEdit

  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. 79.