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Bitola (Macedonian: Битола [ˈbitɔɫa] known also by several alternative names) is a city in the southwestern part of the Republic of Macedonia. The city is an administrative, cultural, industrial, commercial, and educational centre. It is located in the southern part of the Pelagonia valley, surrounded by the Baba, Nidže and Kajmakčalan mountain ranges, 14 kilometres (9 miles) 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 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 in the country. 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.

Population: 86,528

Latitude: 41° 01' 53.15" N
Longitude: 21° 20' 5.06" E

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  • Heraclea Lyncestis

    Heraclea Lyncestis also spelled Herakleia Lynkestis (Greek: Ἡράκλεια Λυγκηστίς; Macedonian: Хераклеа Линкестис; Latin: Heraclea Lyncestis), was an ancient Greek city in Macedon, ruled later by the Romans. Its ruins are situated 2 km south of the pre…

  • Širok Sokak

    Širok Sokak (Macedonian: Широк Сокак, meaning "Wide Alley", from the Turkish word for "Street") is a long pedestrian street in Bitola, Republic of Macedonia. The street is considered to be the centre of Bitola. It roughly starts at Magnolia Square a…

  • Battle of Monastir

    The Battle of Monastir took place near the town of Bitola, Macedonia (then known as Monastir) during the First Balkan War, from 16 to 19 November 1912. As an ongoing part of the Balkan Wars, the Ottoman Vardar Army retreated from the defeat at Kuman…

  • Brajčino

    Brajčino (Macedonian: Брајчино, [ˈbrajtʃinɔ]) is a village in the Resen Municipality of the Republic of Macedonia, situated 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) from Lake Prespa, on Baba Mountain in Pelister National Park. The village is also located near the bord…

  • Varnous

    Varnous or Varnoundas (Greek: Βαρνούντας, also called Peristeri) is a mountain in northern Florina regional unit, Greece, situated between the town of Florina and Lake Prespa, and just south of the border with the Republic of Macedonia. Its highest …

  • Medžitlija

    Medžitlija (Macedonian: Меџитлија, Turkish: Mecitli, Albanian: Mexhitli, Greek: Μετζίτλια) is a village situated in the south-west of the Republic of Macedonia, along the border with Greece.

  • Dragor (river)

    The river Dragor (Macedonian: Драгор) is a small river situated in the south of the Republic of Macedonia. It flows mainly through the city of Bitola. Its spring is located near Sapunčica, on the Baba Mountain.

  • Agia Paraskevi, Florina

    Agia Paraskevi (Greek: Αγία Παρασκευή, Bulgarian and Macedonian: Света Петка, Sveta Petka) is a village in the Florina regional unit, Greece. The village of Agia Paraskevi is one of several border villages along the frontier of Greece and the Republ…

  • Logovardi

    Logovardi (Macedonian: Логоварди) is a village situated in Pelagonia, east of Bitola, Republic of Macedonia. Located in the village of Logovardi is the cemetery of the buried French soldiers, who lost their lives during World War II.

  • Kišava

    Kišava (Macedonian: Кишава, sometimes transliterated Kishava) is a small village in the municipality of Bitola. It is in the district of Bitola. It is located about 20 km south of Bitola and is accessed by narrow mountainous roads. The main road tha…

  • Obednik

    Obednik is a village located in the Demir Hisar region of the Republic of Macedonia. This village is only 5 to 7 km (3 to 4 mi) away from the historic village of Smilevo.