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Vevchanski sources

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The large mountain village of Vevcani, which is located at an altitude of 900 metres above sea level on one of the slopes of the mountain of Jablanica, famous in Macedonia by the fact that in 90-e years of the last century was at the center of a big scandal. Then next door decided to build a village, with luxury hotels-spas, designed to relax the party leadership of Yugoslavia. To provide hotels with water from Webcan wanted to stretch the pipe. The water in the village would have to come from Vevchanski sources - major local attractions. Residents of the village Vevcani afraid that will remain without water, and revolted. They announced the creation of their own Republic began to print its currency. The village leaders and not completed, and about old times reminiscent of the sign in front of the village "Republic of Vevcani".

Buses take tourists to the main square Webcan. Sources will have to walk, bypassing the traditional squat stone houses and luxury villas lined up along the winding narrow streets. Vevchanski springs are located in a shady Park on the outskirts of the village. To them are tourist route. The main spring gushes in a small cave, located at an altitude of 960 meters above sea level, and then merges with the local river Wichansky length of 6 km, which is under the village Velesta flows into the river CrNi dream. Water in a spring comes to the surface at a speed of 1,500 liters per second. Dry summer dries up. A little below the cave, there are 7 springs, water which has the same qualities as in the main.

The river flowing through the village, capable of rotating mill wheel. It took the ancestors of the villagers, who placed here a water mill.