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Bogdanci ( _mk. Богданци, audio-IPA|Mk-Bogdanci.ogg| [ˈbɔgdantsi] ) is the largest village of the
Republic of Macedonia, close to the border with Greece. It is located at around coord|41|12|11|N|22|34|32|E, and is a seat of the Bogdanci municipality.
The space of the Gevgelian ravine that comprise the space of the Bogdanci field is located in the south and the south east part of
Republic of Macedonia. A part of the ravine is in Greece. The region is in the down flow of the river Vardar. At the first side this space location gives you an impression of reticence because of its kampong with the local hills. There is Kozhuf, the mountain on west, some hills on north, the mountains Belasicaand Kara Balija on east and on south it’s open to Greece. This location has a vantage point as for the disposition of the space and the traffic connection. The vintage point of Bogdanci in the Gevgelian valley is good. It’s on some 80-90 meters attitude above the sea level. There is the expressway E-75 on some 9 km (5.265 miles) on the west side, it’s 10 km (6.25 miles) far away from the center of Gevgelija, 7 km (4.375 miles) from the Macedonian – Greek border and 5 km (3.125 miles) from the river Vardar. The Dojran Lakeand Dojranare on some 20 km (12.5 miles) on east of Bogdanci. There are some roads passing through the Geveglian – Bogdanci’s field, connecting Bogdanci with Gevgelija, Stojakovo, Gjavoto and the expressway E-75. The road that connects Bogdanci with Dojran, Strumicaand Valandovopasses through the valley of the river Paljurska. This road connects Gevgelijaand Dojran. In the past the road that connect Gevgelijawith Aegean Macedoniawas very frequent. Bogdanci’s good geographical position in the ravine, the traffic importance and the economic function in the region are the reasons that Bogdanci was and still is a dynamic hearth for the gravitation of the settlements from the Dojran’s and Gevgelian ravines. In the past the traffic was not developed enough and that’s why the relief was the main factor for the intensity of the gravitation occupy in some ways. Most villages of the region that were well connected with Bogdanci gravitated in every sphere with it. Stojakovo, Gjavoto, Bogorodica, Furka, Crnichani were the villages that gravitated well with Bogdanci, and from the other side Bogdanci gravitated well with Thessalonikithe center of Macedonia in that time. Today with the development of the ravine’s center Gevgelijathe gravitation occupy of Bogdanci is shrank.
There are 6,011 residents in the town of Bogdanci.
The city mainly experiences a
mediterranean climatethat enters by the river Vardarand the valley from the Aegean Sea. The Mediterranean climatehas more influence in the summer and less in the winter, which allows temperatures to become rather cold in the winter. The city receives fairly little rain, strong winds, and sometimes small amounts of snow during the winter.
The air temperature in this region express the influence of the hot temperature that comes by the valley of the river
Vardar, from south. The year’s average temperature in this region is 14.5C. The thing that is interesting is that during the year there aren’t a temperature that are bellow 3.2C. During the summer we are witnesses of the extremely high temperatures, and during the winter we can see the opposite, there are extremely low temperatures
The quantity of rainfall during the year is relatively small, between 600-750 mm. The reasons for this are the geographical position(the place where Bogdanci is located), the distance from the sea, the temperatures and the frequently winds are the most important factor for this little quantity of rain, because they clear the clouds of the sky. November and December are also known as months of the rain. During the summer (June, July, August and September the quantity of rain is the smallest for the whole year). From this we can see that the rainfall is bigger during the vegetation and it goes down when the vegetation is gone, which is pretty bad for the agriculture. The snow (fall) is less than the rainfall. There are around 9 days during the whole year, that the snow cover stays on the earth. The part of the snow in the entire quantity of rainfall() is 7.5%. There are around 55 ice days during the year in bogdanci. The ice, during the vegetation period has a negative influence. The hail is rare, and they appears in the spring (march, April, may).
The winds in the ravine of
Gevgelijaare frequent. They appear during the whole year, and they blow “from all over”. During the summer they decelerate the high temperatures, and they oust the clouds and the fog, which is good for the vegetation, and for the lots of sunny days during the year. Maintained wind in Bogdanci is the wind known as Vardarec, that blows during the winter by the valley of the river Vardar. It blows with some 7.2 m/s, which is pretty strong wind for our region. During the summer it helps us, with decelerating the high temperatures, and during the winter it brings us really low temperatures. There are an East winds, which are frequent too, and their maximum speed is some 12.5 m/s. The winds that blow from north and northwest are the most frequent, and they blow by the valley of the river Vardar. The sunny days capture most of the days in the years, around 2540 hours every year. This is really high value, and the winds help for this with ousting the clouds from the sky. The humidity in average is around 71%, it has lower value in July, and higher in January.
There are some online communities and web sites about Bogdaci where the people from Bogdanci and its ex-citizens can interactively post messages, get information about current events and meet each other.
* Official web site of the municipality of Bogdanci - http://www.bogdanci.gov.mk (mk)
* Another web site for Bogdanci containing various informations about Bogdanci's history,economy, etc.., - http://www.bogdanci.com (mk, en)
* The channel bogdanci on the Undernet network. This is the oldest channel and the most visited.
* The channel stojakovo on the Undernet network. Generally here go the people from the village of
Republic of Macedonia
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