ORTA OBA (MIDDLE VILLAGE)
The village of Sredno Selo was made to change its name by the Greek
government to Mesokampos. It is about 17 kilometres northeast of Lerin.
It is on the northeast part of the Lerin plain, very close to the border
with the Republic of Macedonia, at 21 degrees 31 minutes longitude and
40 degrees 53 minutes latitude and 530 metres above sea level. Its area
is about 5 square kilometres.
To the west the village borders with the village Kavkas, to the north
and east it borders the Macedonian border, and to the southwest it borders
the nearby village Asanovo.
Before the start of the Greek Civil War in 1945 about 496 residents
of different backgrounds lived in the village: about 156 were Macedonians
and about 340 were Greeks-Prosfigi. They were employed in agriculture
and raising livestock.
During the Greek Civil War, the residents took part in the organization
of NOF and the armed forces of DAG led by KPG with more than 30 active
fighters. 12 gave their lives.
1. Anastasijadis Kostas
2. Anastasijadis Pavlos
3. Karpidis Liso Patula
4. Karpidis J Aristis
5. Karpidis J Arhimidis
6. Leonidis D Eleni
7. Leonidis D Statis
8. Leonidis David Janis
9. Talev Dimitar Lambo
10. Talev Gjorgi Zhivan
11. Tasev Petre Lazo
12. Tasev Petre Vangel - god brothers (the boys had been Christened
Of the fallen fighters who gave their young lives there were 10 men
and 2 women.
After the Greek Civil War and emigration from and forced migration
to the village, the number of residents fell significantly. In the official
census in Greece in 1991 it is recorded that there are 93 residents
in the village.
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