In the Turkish census defters from XIV and XV century (1476/77 to 1544/45 year) in Mariovo were observed following villages, where today exist localities with same or similar names: Kostenovo, Cumagovo, Smagovo, Vidrishani, Crnichani, Satoka, Bistrenci, Berani, Sudenec, Osinec, Kirilikovo, Sveta Petka, Leskovo.
Besides the above three sub - areas of Mariovo, people living in Mariovo also divide the region in accordance to the flow of Crna Reka (Black River) as “Malo” (Small, New, Мало, Ново) Mariovo (left side of the river) and “Golemo”(Big, Old, Големо, Старо) Mariovo (right side of the river).
The population in Mariovo had always been Macedonian with orthodox Christian religion, and Mariovo during Ottoman rule didn’t have Islamization of the population.
The small number of inhabitants in the villages, and the absence of industry and factories, place this area among the cleanest eco regions in Europe.
The Movie Bridge in village Zovik, Peshta fortress from ancient times, Alshar, Chebren, Waterfall in the village Brnik, WW1 location Kajmakcalan, churches St. Dimitirija (village Gradesnica), St. Nikola (village Monastir), St. Elijah (village Melnica), are only a small part of the beauties that this region hides.
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