Wednesday, January 3, 2018

Dobroveni village (Село Добровени) in Novaci Municipality

Dobroveni village in Novaci Municipality, Macedonia for the first time is mentioned in Turkish census defters of 1468, where is registered as “Dobrovjani”, with 41 Christian households and 205 residents.
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Mountains near Dobroveni village (Село Добровени) in Novaci Municipality

At the entrance of the village is located the temple St. Dimitrij built in 1886. The village celebrates the Christian holyday “Mitrovden” on November 8th.
Dobroveni is situated in the far southeast of Bitola lowland, in the valley of the Crna (Black) River, at an altitude of 580 meters. The village estate covers an area of 15.3 km2, mainly with pastures and arable land of 433.2 ha.
The asphalt road passing trough this village leads to village Skocivir and from there, through dirt road it connects with village Budimirci in Mariovo region.
Village Dobroveni was located on the actual front line during the First World War, which had devastating consequences on the local population. A large number of soldiers lost their lives in the surrounding mountains, and today through this region many known and unknown graves can be seen, some of which are located in the village cemetery, near the church St. Dimitrij.
St. Dimitrij - Dobroveni village Novaci Municipality, Macedonia

St. Dimitrij - Dobroveni village Novaci Municipality, Macedonia

Serbian Military WW1 Cemetery - Dobroveni village Novaci Municipality, Macedonia

Serbian Military WW1 Cemetery - Dobroveni village Novaci Municipality, Macedonia

Serbian Military WW1 Cemetery - Dobroveni village Novaci Municipality, Macedonia

Serbian Military WW1 Cemetery - Dobroveni village Novaci Municipality, Macedonia

Serbian Military WW1 Cemetery - Dobroveni village Novaci Municipality, Macedonia

Monument of the Serbian postman who died in bombing by the German aviation on 29 November 1916. The monument was erected by their colleagues after the war.

Monument of the Serbian postman - Dobroveni village, Novaci Municipality, Macedonia

Monument of the Serbian postman - Dobroveni village, Novaci Municipality, Macedonia

St. Dimitrij - Dobroveni village Novaci Municipality, Macedonia

Panorama near Dobroveni village Novaci Municipality, Macedonia

Panorama near Dobroveni village Novaci Municipality, Macedonia

Panorama near Dobroveni village Novaci Municipality, Macedonia

Panorama near Dobroveni village Novaci Municipality, Macedonia

Panorama near Dobroveni village Novaci Municipality, Macedonia

Panorama near Dobroveni village Novaci Municipality, Macedonia

Panorama near Dobroveni village Novaci Municipality, Macedonia


Panorama near Dobroveni village Novaci Municipality, Macedonia

Panorama near Dobroveni village Novaci Municipality, Macedonia

Panorama near Dobroveni village Novaci Municipality, Macedonia

St. Dimitrij church - Dobroveni village Novaci Municipality, Macedonia

St. Dimitrij church - Dobroveni village Novaci Municipality, Macedonia

St. Dimitrij church - Dobroveni village Novaci Municipality, Macedonia