Chalkidona

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For ancient Chalcedon in Asia Minor see Chalcedon.
Chalkidona
Χαλκηδόνα
Location
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
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Central Macedonia
Regional unit: Thessaloniki
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Municipality
 - Population: 33,673
 - Area: 389.5 km2 (150 sq mi)
 - Density: 86 /km2 (224 /sq mi)
Municipal unit
 - Population: 8,341
Community
 - Population: 3,094
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)

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" (xls 2,7 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece.  (Greek)
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)