Vlachs


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Vlachs:

see WalachiaWalachia
or Wallachia
, historic region (29,568 sq mi/76,581 sq km), S Romania. The Transylvanian Alps separate it in the NW from Transylvania and the Banat; the Danube separates it from Serbia in the west, Bulgaria in the south, and N Dobruja in the east; in the
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Vlachs

 

one of the peoples constituting the Rumanian nation.

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Romania has no intention of blocking Serbia's EU candidacy status, despite what it perceives as problems with the Vlach minority in the country.
By contrast, the presence of Vlachs north of the Danube is attested by an eleventh-century rune-stone from the Sjonhem cemetery on the island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea.
Flokati rugs can trace their history back to the Vlachs, who inhabited the northern mountain regions of Greece.
He believes that 55% from citizens are Macedonians, 40% Albanians and the rest are Turks, Roma, Vlachs and so on.
Krusevo is said to have been formed in 1467 when it was populated only by Macedonians, while the first Vlachs came in 1769.
The Union for Culture of Vlachs in Macedonia said in Macedonia there was no longer a place for this ethnic group, because PM Gruevski's Government was destroying Fersped, the company in which many Vlach families worked and who may now be left jobless and without any social benefits.
The book is peopled with Albanians, Bulgars, Circassians, Donmehs, Franks, Greeks, Gypsies, Macedonians, Mongols, Serbs, Tatars, Turks and Vlachs. Traders and travellers arrived from Beirut, Genoa, Venice, Smyrna and, of course, Constantinople.
It makes it clear that this means the Macedonian Slavs, by specifically granting equal rights to "Albanians, Turks, Vlachs, Romanies and other nationalities".
Macedonia has a diaspora of Macedonians, Albanians, Turks, Roma, Serbs, Vlachs, but we will naturally readapt the section on diaspora care, as in the EU member states - said Prime Minister Zoran Zaev.
Albanians, Vlachs and Bulgarians participated in the Ilinden uprising, not Macedonians, says historian Nebi Dervishi based on documents from foreign archives.