Chrysoupoli

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Chrysoupoli
Χρυσούπολη
Location
Chrysoupoli is located in Greece
Chrysoupoli
Chrysoupoli
Coordinates 40°59′N 24°42′E / 40.983°N 24.700°E / 40.983; 24.700Coordinates: 40°59′N 24°42′E / 40.983°N 24.700°E / 40.983; 24.700
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: East Macedonia and Thrace
Regional unit: Kavala
Municipality: Nestos
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Municipality
 - Population: 22,331
Municipal unit
 - Population: 16,004
Community
 - Population: 8,885
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (center): 0 m (0 ft)
Postal code: 642 00
Telephone: 25910
Auto: ΚΒ

Chrysoupoli (Greek: Χρυσούπολη) is a town and a former municipality in the Kavala regional unit, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Nestos, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.[2] The population of the municipal unit of Chrysoupoli in 2011 was 16,004.

It was known as "Sarışaban" during Ottoman rule. It was a kaza centre in the Sanjak of Drama, part of the Salonica Vilayet, before the Balkan Wars.

Its old name was Sapaioi between 1913-1929.[3]

The Nestos Nature Museum is situated in Chrysoupoli.

International relations[edit]

Twin towns — Sister cities[edit]

Chrysoupoli is twinned with:

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (xls 2,7 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece.  (Greek)
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ Chrysoupoli