Dihovo (Macedonian Cyrillic: Дихово) is a village in the municipality of Bitola, North Macedonia located about seven kilometers away from Bitola, the second largest city in the country. The village has a great position under Baba Mountain, and beautiful landscape.

Dihovo is located in Republic of North Macedonia
Location within North Macedonia
Coordinates: 41°02′N 21°16′E / 41.033°N 21.267°E / 41.033; 21.267Coordinates: 41°02′N 21°16′E / 41.033°N 21.267°E / 41.033; 21.267
Country North Macedonia
RegionLogo of Pelagonia Region.svg Pelagonia
MunicipalityCoat of arms of Bitola Municipality.svg Bitola
 • Total310
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Car platesBT


The Albanian population of Dihovo, when inhabited in the past was populated by Tosks, a subgroup of southern Albanians.[1]

In statistics gathered by Vasil Kanchov in 1900, the village of Dihovo was inhabited by 200 Bulgarian Christians and 260 Muslim Albanians.[2] According to the statistics of Geographers Dimitri Mishev and D. M. Brancoff, the town had a total Christian population of 560 in 1905, of which all were Patriarchist Bulgarians.[3] It also had 1 Greek school.[3]

According to the 2002 census, the village had a total of 310 inhabitants.[4] Ethnic groups in the village include:[4]


  1. ^ Indogermanische Gesellschaft (1929). Indogermanisches Jahrbuch, Vol. 13. Karl J. Trübner. p. 183.CS1 maint: ref=harv (link) "Monastir (Bitol) auch für das Studium des Alb. geeignet: Ostrec (11 km von Monastir), Zlokućani haben geg., Dihovo, Bratindol, Magarevo, Ramna, Kažani, Dolenci, Lera, Crnovec, Drevenik, Murgašovo tosk. Bevölkerung. Die tosk."
  2. ^ Vasil Kanchov (1900), Macedonia: Ethnography and Statistics. Sofia. p. 239.
  3. ^ a b Dimitri Mishev and D. M. Brancoff, La Macédoine et sa Population Chrétienne, p. 166
  4. ^ 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. 70.

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