Chalkidona

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For ancient Chalcedon in Asia Minor see Chalcedon.
Chalkidona
Χαλκηδόνα
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Chalkidona is located in Greece
Chalkidona
Chalkidona
Coordinates: 40°44′N 22°36′E / 40.733°N 22.600°E / 40.733; 22.600Coordinates: 40°44′N 22°36′E / 40.733°N 22.600°E / 40.733; 22.600
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Macedonia
Regional unit Thessaloniki
Area
 • Municipality 389.5 km2 (150.4 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 33,673
 • Municipality density 86/km2 (220/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 8,341
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Chalkidona (Greek: Χαλκηδόνα, is a municipality in the Thessaloniki regional unit, Greece. The seat of the municipality is Koufalia.[2] The town is a hub for trucking traffic around the Thessaloniki area.

Municipality[edit]

The municipality Chalkidona was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (in Greek). 
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)