Evropos

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Evropos
Ευρωπός
Location
Evropos is located in Greece
Evropos
Evropos
Coordinates 40°54′N 22°33′E / 40.900°N 22.550°E / 40.900; 22.550Coordinates: 40°54′N 22°33′E / 40.900°N 22.550°E / 40.900; 22.550
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Central Macedonia
Regional unit: Kilkis
Municipality: Paionia
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 6,042
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Auto: ΚΙ

Evropos (Greek: Ευρωπός) is a village and a former municipality in the former Paionia Province, Kilkis regional unit, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Paionia, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Population 6,042 (2001). In the Macedonian Struggle (1904–1908) a lot of locals fought for Union with Greece. Some of the Macedonian Fighters were:

  • Petros Pechlivanis, Polypetro
  • Nikolaos Georgiadis, Agios Petros
  • Ioannis Ilkos, Agios Petros
  • Christos Ioannidis, Agios Petros
  • Dimitrios Karastogiannis, Agios Petros
  • Nikolaos Karastogiannis, Agios Petros
  • Athanassios Karatragiannis, Agios Petros
  • Stavros Karatragiannis, Agios Petros
  • Ekaterini Kitsouki, Agios Petros
  • Stavros Kitsoukis, Agios Petros
  • Sotirios Kotzampassis, Agios Petros
  • Athanassios Papadopoulos, Agios Petros
  • Dionyssios Papadopoulos, Agios Petros
  • father Emmanouel Papamanolis, Agios Petros[citation needed]

An sixth century bc Kouros found here is exhibited in the Archaeological Museum of Kilkis.

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. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)