KABASNITSA

The village of Kabasnitsa was forced to change its name by the Greek government to Proti. It is about 4 kilometres northwest of Lerin on the southwest edge of the Pelagonija valley on the ridge of the mountain Tsrvenik. It is at 21 degrees 24 minutes longitude and 40 degrees 49 minutes latitude, 719 metres above sea level, and in areas is about 13 square kilometres.

The village borders to the north with the village Klodorobi, to the east with the village Armenovo, to the south with the town Lerin, to the southwest with the village Mateshnitsa, and to the west with the village Buf.

Before the start of the Greek Civil War about 800 residents of Macedonian background lived in the village.

The residents of the village were employed in agriculture, raising livestock and other trades.

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