L'K

The village of L'k had its name changed by the Greek government to Mikrolimni. It is part of the Lerin region and is about 27 kilometres west of the town. It is on the eastern bank of the Mala Prespa lake at 21 degrees 07 minutes longitude and 40 degrees 45 minutes latitude and 903 metres above sea level. Its area is about 6 square kilometres.

The village borders with the following settled places: to the northeast with the village Orovnik, to the east with the villages Bukovik and Oschima, to the south with the formerly populated Drenovo and the mountain Gorbech and to the west with the Mala Prespa lake.

Before the start of the Greek Civil War in 1945 about 320 Macedonian residents lived in the village. The residents were employed in raising livestock, fishing and agriculture.

During the Greek Civil War, the residents of the village actively took part in the organization of NOF and the armed forces of DAG led by KPG with more than 83 active fighters. 18 gave their lives.

They were:

1. Angelovski Spiro
2. Apostolova Velika
3. Apostolovski Kole
4. Dimitrovski Stojo
5. Kostadinov Vidin
6. Nashulov Joshe
7. Nikolovski Anastas
8. Nikolovski Josif
9. Novachevski Petre
10. Novachevski Mial
11. Petrevski Krstin
12. Petrevski Trifun
13. Petrevski Mitre
14. Spirovski Vidin
15. Stefanovski Pando
16. Trajkovski Simo
17. Hristovski Done
18. Tsvetkovski German

Of the fighters who gave their young lives there were 17 men and 1 woman.

After the Greek Civil War and the forced emigration from German, the number of residents fell significantly. In the official census in Greece in 1991 it was recorded that there were 92 residents in the village.

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