MAALA (MAHALA)

The village of Maala had its name changed by the Greek government to Tropeuhos. It is about 5 kilometres southeast of Lerin. It is on the ridge of the Neret mountain on the Lerin Plain at 21 degrees 27 minutes longitude and 40 degrees 45 minutes latitude and 750 metres above sea level. Its area is about 9 square kilometres.

The village borders to the northwest with the village Nevoljani and the town of Lerin, to the northeast with the village Kuchkoveni, to the east with the village Plishevitsa, to the southeast with the village Dolno Kotori and to the southwest with the village Krpeshtina. The Grachina River runs through the village.

Before the start of the Greek Civil War in 1945 about 670 residents lived in the village, of whom 470 were Macedonians and about 200 Madzhiri-Prosfigi. The residents were employed in agriculture and raising livestock.

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