The village of Zelenich was forcibly made to change its name by the
Greek government to Sklitron. It is about 20 kilometres east of Lerin.
It is on the plain below the mountain Temen Vrv at 21 degrees 30 minutes
longitude and 40 degrees 38 minutes latitude. It is 850 metres above
sea level and about 11 square kilometres in area.
The village borders with the following: to the north with the village
Neveska, to the east Zazersko Lake, to the southeast with the village
Insko, to the south with the village Lehovo, to the southwest the village
Srebreno and to the west with the village Prekopana and the mountain
Before the start of the Greek Civil War in 1945 about 1,342 residents
lived in the village of which 982 were of Macedonian background and
360 were Greek-Madzhiri immigrants.
The residents of the village were employed in agriculture, timber getting
and other necessary trades.
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 100 active fighters. 22 gave their lives.
1. Babadzhanov V Gjorgi
2. Bishkarov A Jani
3. Bufi M Risto
4. Bufi M Lefter
5. Vangelov M Iljo
6. Gakev Lazo Dine
7. Gramenovski Pandil
8. Evripija Tsane
9. Iliev K Niko
10. Kalev K Risto
11. Kalev K Miti
12. Krlev S Dine
13. Kurburcheva P Lena
14. Kurchev V Aleko
15. Lalev S Petre
16. Lochov A Gjorgi
17. Puzderkov Tashko
18. Sevdaliev Gjorgi
19. Trajkova L Parushka
20. Tsanev Stefo Vane
21. Tsanev Stefo Kali
22. Tsilkos Panagis
Of the fallen, 20 were men and 2 women.
After the Greek Civil War and the forced emigration from the village
Zelenich, the number of residents fell significantly. In the official
census in Greece in 1991 it was recorded that there were 553 residents
in the village.
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