Kozjak, Resen

Kozjak (Macedonian: Козјак; Turkish: Kozyak; Albanian: Kojzaku) is a village in the Resen Municipality of the Republic of North Macedonia. It has 117 residents.[1]

Kozjak
Козјак
Kozyak
Village
Kozjak
Kozjak
Kozjak is located in North Macedonia
Kozjak
Kozjak
Location within North Macedonia
Coordinates: 41°03′30″N 21°02′32″E / 41.05833°N 21.04222°E / 41.05833; 21.04222
Country North Macedonia
RegionLogo of Pelagonia Region.svg Pelagonia
MunicipalityCoat of arms of Resen Municipality.svg Resen
Population
 (2002)
 • Total117
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)+389
Car platesRE

DemographicsEdit

Kozjak is inhabited by a Turkish majority and a small number of Sunni Albanians.[2] It is one of only two villages, along with Gorna Bela Crkva, in Resen Municipality with no ethnic Macedonian inhabitants[3] and also one of two with a Turkish majority, the other being Lavci.[4]

Ethnic
group
census 1961 census 1971 census 1981 census 1991 census 1994 census 2002
Number % Number % Number % Number % Number % Number %
Macedonians 0 0.0 0 0.0 5 1.3 1 0.4 1 0.8 0 0.0
Albanians 2 0.7 10 2.8 7 1.8 8 2.9 8 6.7 11 9.4
Turks 297 99.3 342 96.9 337 85.1 159 57.8 111 92.5 106 90.6
others 0 0.0 1 0.3 47 11.9 107 38.9 0 0.0 0 0.0
Total 299 353 396 275 120 117

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipality of Resen
  2. ^ Sugarman, Jane (1997). Engendering song: Singing and subjectivity at Prespa Albanian weddings. University of Chicago Press. pp. 9–11. ISBN 9780226779720.
  3. ^ Włodzimierz, Pianka (1970). Toponomastikata na Ohridsko-Prespanskiot bazen. Institut za makedonski jazik "Krste Misirkov". p. 124. "Но само со исклучок на Козјак и Г. Бела Црква, во сите селата живеат Македонци кои сочинуваат мнозинство."
  4. ^ Censuses of population 1948–2002 Archived 2013-10-14 at the Wayback Machine


Coordinates: 41°03′N 21°02′E / 41.050°N 21.033°E / 41.050; 21.033