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and organizations taking part in it. ;Small Monmartre of Bitola In the last few years, the Art manifestation "Small Monmartre of Bitola" that is organized by the art studio "Kiril and Metodij" has turned into a successful children's art festival. Children from all over the world come to express their imagination through art, creating important and priceless art that is presented in the country and around the world. "Small Monmartre of Bitola" is a winner of numerous awards

classical music

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thumb upright Gymnasium "Josip Broz-Tito" (File:Gimnazija Bitolj.JPG) There are seven high schools in Bitola: *"Josip Broz-Tito", a gymnasium *"Taki Daskalo", a gymnasium *"Dr. Jovan Kalauzi", a medical high school *"Jane Sandanski", an economical high school *"Gjorgji Naumov", a technological high school *"Kuzman Šapkarev", an agricultural high school *"Toše Proeski", a musical high school Ten Primary Schools in Bitola

romantic music

Intermezzo alt url email address lat long directions phone tollfree fax hours price content It offers great parties for the weekends and nicely atmosphere for the daytime. The music selection is always different: pop, ex-yu (music from Yugoslav pop and rock groups), DJ selections, romantic music. *

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''Welcome to Sarajevo'' scenes. Heraclea Lyncestis Heraclea Lyncestis ( from the city center. The covered bazaar Left thumb 250px The Monastir bazaar in 1914 (File:Bitola.1914 01.jpg) Situated

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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. *

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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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secure, many times during its existence it was robbed and set on fire, but it managed to endure. The Bezisten, from the 15th to the 19th centuries, was rebuilt and many stores, often changing over time, were located there. Most of them were selling textile and other luxurious fabrics. In the same time the Bezisten was a treasury, where in specially made small rooms the money from the whole Rumelian Vilaet was kept, before it was transferred in the royal treasury. In the Bezisten in the 19th century there were a total of 84 stores. Today most of them are contemporary and they sell different types of products, but no matter what the internal transformations, the outer appearance stayed unchanged. Ajdar-kadi mosque The Ajdar-kadi (Turkish judge) Mosque is one of the most attractive monuments of Islamic architecture in Bitola. It was built in the early 1560s, as the project of the famous architect Mimar Sinan, ordered by the Bitola kadija Ajdar-kadi. Over time, it was abandoned and heavily damaged, but recent restoration and conservation has restored to some extent its original appearance. Jeni Mosque thumb upright Jeni Mosque (File:Jeny mosque in Bitola.JPG) The Jeni Mosque is located in the center of the city. It has a square base, topped with a dome. Near the mosque is a minaret, 40 m high. Today, the mosque's rooms house permanent and temporary art exhibitions. Recent archaeological excavations have revealed that it has been built upon an old church. Ishak Çelebi Mosque The Ishak Çelebi Mosque is the inheritance of the kadi Ishak Çelebi. In its spacious yard are several tombs, attractive because of the soft, molded shapes of the sarcophagi. Kodža Kadi Mosque The old bazaar The old bazaar (Macedonian (Macedonian language): ''Стара Чаршија'') is mentioned in a description of the city from the 16th and the 17th centuries. The present bezisten does not differ much in appearance from the original one. The bezisten had eighty-six shops and four large iron gates. The shops used to sell textiles, and today sell food products. Deboj Bath The Deboj Bath is a Turkish (Ottoman Empire) bath (hamam (Turkish bath)). It is not known when exactly it was constructed. At one point, it was heavily damaged, but after repairs it regained its original appearance: a beautiful façade, two large domes and several minor ones. Bitola today thumb The lion (File:Bitola Zoo Lions 2.JPG)s in their cage at Bitola zoo Bitola is the economic and industrial center of southwestern Macedonia. Many of the largest companies in the country are based in the city. The Pelagonia agricultural combine (Combine (enterprise)) is the largest producer of food in the country. The Streževo water system is the largest in the Republic of Macedonia and has the best technological facilities. The three thermoelectric power stations of REK Bitola produce nearly 80% of electricity in the state. The Frinko refrigerate factory was a leading electrical and metal company. Bitola also has significant capacity in the textile and food industries. Bitola is also home to twelve consulates, which gives the city the nickname "the city of consuls." ;General consulates * 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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