In 1923 after the Asia Minor catastrophe their ancestors have started to Kalipolis from Eastern Thrace, for refugees to come to Greece. Arrived in Thessaloniki, but eventually went north to then Serbia, to work in the mines of the mountain range Malesevski. Settled in the village Pechtsevo, currently the headquarters of the homonymous municipality, on the eastern part of FYROM.
More and more people now speak Greek, since the club operates and Adult Section, to learn the Greek language. Greek teacher from Skopje visited twice a week the small town and teaches Greek at large and small, and not of Greek origin only.
In the census of 2002, few residents were naturalized as to "Greeks". The manipulation resulted be registered as "Macedonians" and most others as Turks.(Specifically: "Macedonians" 4737. Roma 390. Turks 357 and others 33).
The city is isolated and the residents involved mainly in farming and livestock.