The village of Nov Kavkaz was forcibly made to change its name by the
Greek government to Neos Kavkasos. It is about 15 kilometres northeast
of Lerin on the Lerin Plain on the border between the Republic of Macedonia
and Greece and near the railway line Bitola-Lerin. It lies at 21 degrees
28 minutes longitude and 40 degrees 53 minutes latitude, 598 metres
above sea level and is about 8 kilometres squared in area.
The village borders to the north with the Macedonian border, to the
east with the villages Orta Oba and Asanovo, to the southeast with the
villages Dolno Kalenik and Sakulevo, to the south with the village Gorno
Kalenik and to the southwest with the village Klabuchishta and to the
northwest with the village Negochani.
Before the start of the Greek Civil War about 806 residents lived in
the village of Greek-Madzhiri background. The residents of the village
were employed in agriculture and a smaller part in raising livestock.
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