Toska, Struga

Toska (Macedonian: Тоска, Albanian: Toskë) is a former village in Municipality of Struga, North Macedonia.[1]

Toska

Тоска
Toskë
Village
Toska is located in North Macedonia
Toska
Toska
Location within North Macedonia
Coordinates: 41°16′39″N 20°40′32″E / 41.27750°N 20.67556°E / 41.27750; 20.67556Coordinates: 41°16′39″N 20°40′32″E / 41.27750°N 20.67556°E / 41.27750; 20.67556
Country North Macedonia
RegionLogo of Southwestern Region, North Macedonia.svg Southwestern
MunicipalityCoat of arms of Struga Municipality.svg Struga
Highest elevation
764 m (2,507 ft)
Population
 (2002)
 • Total0
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+2 (CEST)
Area code(s)+38946
Car platesSU
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NameEdit

The name of the village is an Albanian toponym derived from the term Tosk, which denotes a subgroup of southern Albanians.[2]

DemographicsEdit

During the 1953 and 1961 census, the settlement of Toska and its inhabitants were counted as being part of the village of Gorno Tateši and its inhabitants.[3] The 1971 Yugoslav census was the last to record any people as residing in the village which contained 69 inhabitants, all Albanians.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Toska Struga, Macedonia - Toska Struga | Toska map". makedonija.name. Retrieved 2016-03-21.
  2. ^ Włodzimierz, Pianka (1970). Toponomastikata na Ohridsko-Prespanskiot bazen. Institut za makedonski jazik "Krste Misirkov". p. 79. "Топонимот е албански, примарен, рамен на етнонимот Тоска "припадник на јужноалбанското племе", кој исто така е презиме на повеќето од жителите на селото."
  3. ^ a b Sherafedin Kaso (2005). The settlements with Muslim population in Macedonia. Logos-A. p. 338. ISBN 978-9989-58-155-7.