A view of Emporio
|Administrative region:||West Macedonia|
|Population statistics (as of 2011)|
|Time zone:||EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)|
|Elevation (min-max):||670–720 m (2198–2362 ft)|
|Postal code:||500 05|
Emporio (Greek: Εμπόριο, Macedonian: Емборе and Bulgarian: Емборе, Embore) is a village in the northern Kozani regional unit, Greece. It was the seat of the municipality Mouriki. The population was 1003 in 2001. Emporio (Greek: Εμπόριο, Macedonian: Емборе and Bulgarian: Емборе, Embore) is a village and a community of the Eordaia municipality. Before the 2011 local government reform it was part of the municipality of Mouriki, of which it was a municipal district and the seat. The 2011 census recorded 804 inhabitants in the village.
According to Ottoman document from 1626–1627, there were 71 Christian households in the village in the first half of the 17th century. There were three Bulgarian schools in Emporio in the beginning of the 20th century. In 1913, after the Balkan Wars and with the conditions of the Treaty of Bucharest, this area of Macedonia became part of Greece and local Bulgarians were oppressed by Greek guerillas. As a result, many Bulgarians from Emporio emigrated to Bulgaria.
- Kroum Pindoff, Bulgarian-Canadian businessman
- "Detailed census results 2011" (xls 2,7 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. (Greek)
- Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
- Турски извори за българската история, т. VII, София 1986, с. 333
- D.M.Brancoff. "La Macedoine et sa Population Chretienne". Paris, 1905, p.178-179.
- Report of the International Commission to inquire into the causes and conduct of the Balkan wars, published by the Endowment Washington, d.c. 1914, p. 200..
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