TRNOVO (TRNO)

The village of Trnovo was forcibly made to change its name by the Greek government to Angatoton. It was a part of the Lerin region and Grazhdano council in Prespa. It was about 35 km southwest of Lerin on the bank of the Mala Prespa Lake close to the Greek Albanian border. Its location was 21 degrees 03 minutes longitude and 40 degrees 43 minutes latitude and it was 903 metres above sea level and about 9 square kilometres in area.

The little village bordered to the northwest with the village Grazhdano, to the northeast with the village Drobitishta, to the east and south with the Mala Prespa Lake and to the west with the Albanian border.

Before the start of the Greek Civil War there were about 84 Macedonian residents living in the village. They were employed in fishing raising livestock 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 with more than 15 active fighters. 4 gave their lives.

They were:

1. Mitrevski Boris Risto
2. Pavlovski Spiro Pavle
3. Pandovski Spiro Hristo
4. Kjumanov Gligor Goche

After the Greek Civil War and emigration from and forced migration to the village, no residents remained in the little village. The official census in Greece in 1991 recorded that Trnovo is a former settlement.

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