Amorio, Evros

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Amorio
Αμόριο
Location
Amorio is located in Greece
Amorio
Amorio
Coordinates 41°18′N 26°26′E / 41.300°N 26.433°E / 41.300; 26.433Coordinates: 41°18′N 26°26′E / 41.300°N 26.433°E / 41.300; 26.433
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: East Macedonia and Thrace
Regional unit: Evros
Municipality: Soufli
Municipal unit: Orfeas
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Village
 - Population: 552
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (center): 30 m (98 ft)
Postal code: 680 04
Telephone: 25530

Amorio (Greek: Αμόριο) is a village in the municipal unit of Orfeas, northeastern Evros, Greece. It is situated at 2 km from the right bank of the river Evros, that forms the border with Turkey here. Amorio is 6 km northeast of Lavara, 7 km southwest of Didymoteicho and 21 km west of Uzunköprü (Turkey). The Greek National Road 51/E85 (Alexandroupoli - Orestiada - Svilengrad) and the railway from Alexandroupoli to Didymoteicho pass through the village.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1981 700
1991 643
2001 552

History[edit]

After the Balkan Wars of 1912 and 1913, the area of Western Thrace became part of Bulgaria. As a result of the 1919 Treaty of Neuilly, it became a part of Greece. Amorio suffered damage from floods in 2005.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 793 KB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003.