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Medžitlija is located in Republic of Macedonia
Location within Republic of Macedonia
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Country Republic of Macedonia
Municipality Bitola municipality
Elevation 584 m (1,916 ft)
Population (2002)
 • Total 155
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 7223
Area code(s) +389 047
Car plates BT
Website .

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. The village is located 14 km south of Bitola at the Medžitlija-Níki border crossing.

Past and present

The village exists since the end of the 19th century, when it belonged to the Kazas of Monastir in the Ottoman Empire. Medžitlija was populated by Turks until the 1950s - 1960s when almost all migrated to Turkey and sold their properties to Albanians from the nearby village of Kišava. According to the census of 2002, the village has 155 inhabitants.[1]


According to the census of 2002, of the 155 inhabitants:[1]


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