Ohrid

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Ohrid an Loch Ohrid
Location o Ohrid in Macedonie

Ohrid (Macedonie: Охрид, Aboot this soond [ˈɔxrid] ) is a ceety on the eastren shore o Lake Ohrid in the Republic o Macedonie. It haes aboot 42,000 indwallers, makin it the seiventh lairgest ceety in the kintra. The ceety is the seat o Ohrid Municipality. Ohrid is notable for haein ance haed 365 kirks, ane for ilka day o the year an haes been referred tae as a "Jerusalem". The ceety is rich in picturesque hooses an monuments, an tourism is predominant. It is locatit soothwast o Skopje, wast o Resen an Bitola, an east o Elbasan an Tirana in Albanie.

In 1980, Ohrid an Lake Ohrid wur acceptit as a Warld Heritage Site bi UNESCO.

Name[eedit | eedit soorce]

In Macedonie, an the ither Sooth Slavic leids, the name o the ceety is Ohrid (Охрид). In Albanie, the ceety is kent as Ohër or Ohri. Heestorical names include the Latin Lychnidus or the Greek names Lychnidos (Λύχνιδος), Ochrida (Οχρίδα, Ωχρίδα) an Achrida (Αχρίδα), the latter twa o which ar still in modern uisage.

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Twin touns — Sister ceeties[eedit | eedit soorce]

Ohrid is twinned wi: