The village of Krapeshtina had its name forcibly changed by the Greek
government to Atrapos. It is about 7.5 kilometres south of Lerin. It
is on the southern slopes of the mountain Luta at 21 degrees 25 minutes
longitude and 40 degrees 44 minutes latitude. It is 978 metres above
sea level and about 10 square kilometres in area.
The village borders with the following settled places: to the north
with the village Nevoljani, to the northeast with the village Maala,
to the east with the village Dolno Kotori, to the south with the village
Lagen, and to the southwest with the village Nered.
Before the start of the Greek Civil War, about 600 residents lived
in the village. All were Macedonian and were employed in raising livestock,
agriculture and other necessary trades.
In the period 1946-49, the residents actively took part in the organization
of NOF and the armed forces of DAG with more than 45 active fighters.
16 gave their lives.
1. Gelevichin T Kosta
2. Gjurgovski S Sotir
3. Eftimov K Mitre
4. Iliev R Jovan
5. Janev J Gjorgi
6. Janev J Vasil
7. Janev M Stase
8. Joanov R Kole
9. Kalinin F Trpche
10. Kolev J Trajche
11. Mirchev Gjorgi
12. Natev S Kosta
13. Numev R Tomev
14. Dzhaikov G Tanas
15. Dzhaikov R Tanas
16. Shesteovski K Jovan
After the Greek Civil War and after the great emigration and forced
emigration from the village Krapeshtina, the number of residents fell
significantly. In the official census in Greece in 1991 it was recorded
that there are 199 residents in the village.
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