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Селищните имена в Босилеградско
Village names in the Bosilegrad area

Author(s): Anna Choleva-Dimitrova
Subject(s): Local History / Microhistory, Interwar Period (1920 - 1939)
Published by: Македонски научен институт
Keywords: Bosilegrad; toponimy; Bulgaria; history;

Summary/Abstract: Former Kyustendil district until 1919 included 37 villages that after 1920, under the Treaty of Neuilly, remained outside Bulgaria. To Serbian territory entire municipalities have passed: Bistar, Bozhitsa, Bosilegrad, Brestnitsa, Gorna Lisina, Dolna Lyubata, Tzarnoshti-ca; three villages of the municipality of Izvor, two of Bobeshino, one of Dragoychintsi. Bulgarian oikonym system in the early twentieth century undergoes numerous changes – a large number of local names go out of his composition.

  • Issue Year: 2015
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 135-142
  • Page Count: 8
  • Language: Bulgarian