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century, and the end of World War I to the present. The icons and frescoes were created thanks to voluntary contributions of local businessmen and citizens. The authors of many of the icons had a vast knowledge of iconography schemes of the New Testament. The icons show a great sense of color, dominated by red, green and ochra shades. The abundance of golden ornaments is noticeable and points to the presence of late-Byzantine artwork and baroque style. The icon of Saint Demetrius

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century, and the end of World War I to the present. The icons and frescoes were created thanks to voluntary contributions of local businessmen and citizens. The authors of many of the icons had a vast knowledge of iconography schemes of the New Testament. The icons show a great sense of color, dominated by red, green and ochra shades. The abundance of golden ornaments is noticeable and points to the presence of late-Byzantine artwork and baroque style. The icon of Saint Demetrius

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of the world as they understood it back then. In the centre of a rectangular field there is a fountain out of which a grapevine comes (as a symbol of Christ's teachings) and peacocks and deer are gathered around (as symbol of eternal life), meaning if you accept the teaching of Christ you’ll have eternal life. On the left and on the right there are 5 trees rich with fruits with birds flying around (representing the garden of Eden and the afterlife), and a huge red dog called Kerber (Cerberus

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Frashëri , Sotir Peçi, Shahin Kolonja, and Gjergj D. Qiriazi. There was much debate and the contending alphabets were ''Istanbul'', ''Bashkimi'' and ''Agimi''. However, the Congress was unable to make a clear decision and opted for a compromise solution of using both the widely used ''Istanbul'', with minor changes, and a modified version of the Bashkimi alphabet. Usage of the alphabet of Istanbul declined rapidly and it was essentially extinct over the following decades

. Personal history Hoxha was born in Bitola, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes (Kingdom of Yugoslavia) (present-day Republic of Macedonia). She studied at a high school in Tirana. After the war (World War II), she continued her studies at the State University of Tirana. In November 1941 she joined the newly founded Albanian Communist Party (Albanian Party of Labour) (ACP) and a year later was elected to the General Council of the Albanian

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". On 1 October 1909 he printed the article, "The foundations of a Serbian-Bulgarian rapprochement" in the Magazine "Bulgarian collection" edited by Bulgarian diplomats in St. Petersburg. By the time, a Slavic Festival was held in Sofia in 1910 and Missirkov was attend as its guest of honor. In 1910–1911, he translated from Bulgarian to Russian the book of the Bulgarian geographer Prof. Atanas Ishirkov "Bulgaria". The two brother's educationalist activity and deaths ensured them a worthy place in the history of the Bulgarian cultural movement and the Bulgarian national liberation struggle in the 19th century. The brothers are known also for their keen interest in the Bulgarian folk poetry as a result of which the remarkable collection "Bulgarian Folk Songs" appeared. The songs were collected between 1854 and 1860 mostly by the elder brother, Dimitar, who taught in several Macedonian towns (Ohrid, Struga, Prilep, Kukush and Bitola) and was able to put into writing the greater part of the 660 folk songs. The songs from the Sofia District (Sofia Province) were supplied by the Sofia schoolmaster Sava Filaretov. Those from Panagyurishte area (Panagyurishte municipality), were recorded by Marin Drinov and Nesho Bonchev, but were sent by Vasil Cholakov. Raiko Zhinzifov, who went to Russia with the help of D. Miladinov, was another collaborator. Dimiter and Konstantin Miladinovi were aware of the great significance of the folklore in the period of the National Revival and did their best to collect the best poetic writing which the Bulgarian people had created throughout the ages. *Branch C (Pan-European Corridor Xc): Niš - Sofia - Plovdiv - Dimitrovgrad (Dimitrovgrad, Bulgaria) - Istanbul via Corridor IV *Branch D (Pan-European Corridor Xd): Veles (Veles (city)) - Prilep - Bitola - Florina - Igoumenitsa Épinal participates in town twinning to foster good international relations. Its current partners include: * Wikipedia:Bitola Commons:Category:Bitola


the population supporting them. Although the two armies were almost equal in numbers - Bardyllis' 500 cavalry and 10,000 infantry against Philp's force of 600 cavalry and 10,000 infantry, the Macedonians were far better trained and equipped. The armies met in battle on a plain in the Erigon Valley near Bitola, just south of the Drdanian State. Bardyllis initially deployed in a linear formation with his strongest troops in the center, similar to the phalanx formation. Philip concentrated his

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from the most recent European and world production, whose Directors of Photography contend for the Golden, Silver and Bronze "CAMERA 300", awarded by the festival's International Jury. Held on a third week of September every year since 1979. * '''Interfest''' - an international festival of classical music, held 2–12 October every year. In 2006, the festival celebrated its 14th anniversary. The 10-day festival gathers prominent musicians and renowned

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barracks''', where the military academy where Atatürk studied was situated, and which today serves as the city museum. Opposite it stands the '''ball hall'''. Across the street as a continuance of Shirok Sokak the '''City Park''' stands, where the old '''Sokolana''' (physical education building) for the students of the former military academy is situated. For more nice houses walk in the streets left of Shirok Sokak. * Wikipedia:Bitola Commons:Category:Bitola

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'''Olympic pool of Bitola''' and the winter club is part of the '''Center of the culture Bitola''' near '''Intermezzo'''. phone tollfree fax hours price content This is one of the most visited clubs exclusively on summer time. Music hits, R'n'B and Hip Hop music are part of the music sections. * Wikipedia:Bitola Commons:Category:Bitola

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classes provided in primary schools and the state funds some Aromanian published works (magazines and books) as well as works that cover Aromanian culture, language and history. The latter is mostly done by the first Aromanian Scientific Society, "Constantin Belemace" in Skopje, which has organized symposiums on Aromanian history and has published papers from them. According to the last census, there were 9,596 Aromanians (0.48% of the total population). There are concentrations in Kruševo 1020 (20%), Štip 2074 (4.3%), Bitola 1270 (1.3%), Struga 656 (1%), Sveti Nikole 238 (1.4%), Kisela Voda 647 (1.1%) and Skopje 2557 (0.5%). http: pdf kniga_13.pdf A Bishop In 1919, Archimandrite Nikolaj was consecrated Bishop of Žiča but did not remain long in that diocese, being asked to take over the functions of the diocese of Ohrid and Bitola, in Macedonia (Macedonia (country)). Whether that was his own wish is not clear. It was in a way a mission post for the people of the lately-recovered Serbian territory were backward and there was still vestiges of the Ottoman days still prevailing in habit, pagan superstition and even black magic. The proportion of illiteracy was very high and the population was for the most part very poor. He had many difficulties there but a great number of humble folk became attached to him and felt that even to touch his hand was to receive blessing. For many years his seat was the ancient monastery of Sveti Naum at the south end of the Lake Ohrid. It was there he wrote his remarkable ''Ohridski Prologue.'' In 1920, for the third time, he journeyed again in the United States, this time on a mission to organize the Serbian Orthodox Diocese of North America. * Wikipedia:Bitola Commons:Category:Bitola


official_name Bitola other_name Битола nickname Градот На Конзулите "The City of Consuls" motto ''Bitola, babam Bitola'' image_skyline Bitola 2007.JPG imagesize 250px image_caption Širok Sokak street website http: image_flag Flag of Bitola Municipality.svg image_blank_emblem Bitola-coat-of-arms.svg blank_emblem_type Coat of arms flag_size 150px pushpin_map Republic of Macedonia map_caption coordinates_display inline,title coordinates_region MK subdivision_type Country subdivision_name subdivision_type1 Region (Statistical Regions of Macedonia) subdivision_name1 25px (File:Logo of Pelagonia Region.svg)Pelagonia region (Pelagonia Statistical Region) subdivision_type2 Municipality (Municipalities of the Republic of Macedonia) subdivision_name2 25px (File:Bitola-coat-of-arms.svg)Bitola municipality blank_name_sec1 Car plates (Vehicle registration plates of the Republic of Macedonia) blank_info_sec1 BT leader_title Mayor leader_name Vladimir Taleski (VMRO-DPMNE) area_total_sq_mi area_total_km2 422.39 population_as_of 2002 population_total 74,550 population approximately 2014 population_metro 105,644 population_density_km2 population_density_sq_mi timezone CET (Central European Time) utc_offset +1 timezone_DST utc_offset_DST timezone1_DST CEST (Central European Summer Time) utc_offset1_DST +2 latd 41 latm 01 lats 55 latNS N longd 21 longm 20 longs 05 longEW E elevation_m +576 elevation_ft postal_code_type Postal codes postal_code 7000 area_code +389 (0)47 blank_name Patron saints blank_info Saint Nectarios of Bitola Saint Nectarios of Bitola proclaimed new city patron. (26-01-2008) footnotes

'''Bitola''' ( north of the Medžitlija-Níki border crossing with Greece. It is an important junction connecting the south of the Adriatic Sea with the Aegean Sea and Central Europe. It has been known since the Ottoman (Ottoman Empire) period as "the city of the consuls", since many European countries have consulates in Bitola. According to the 2002 census, Bitola is the second largest city (List of cities in the Republic of Macedonia by population) in the country. Macedonian census, language and religion Bitola is also the seat of the Bitola Municipality. Bitola is one of the oldest cities on the territory of the Republic of Macedonia. It was founded as Heraclea Lyncestis in the middle of the 4th century BC by Philip II of Macedon. During the Ottoman rule (Ottoman Empire) the city was the last capital of Ottoman Rumelia.

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