BEL KAMEN

The village Bel Kamen had its name changed forcibly to Drosopigi. It is a part of the Lerin region about 15 kilometres south of the town. It is in a thick forest on Vicho Mountain. It is 21 degrees 27 minutes longitude and 40 degrees 40 minutes latitude, 1,190 metres above sea level, and has an area of 25 kilometres squared.

The village borders to the north the village Gorno Kotori, to the west Lagen, northeast with Negovan and southeast with Ajtos and Gorentsi.

Before the start of the Greek Civil War it had more than 770 residents, of whom a quarter were of Macedonian background and the rest were Aranuti-Albanians.

The residents were employed in raising livestock and building with very few in agriculture, trades and other occupations.

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