Koufovouno

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Koufovouno (Greek: Κουφόβουνο) is a settlement in the municipality of Didymoteicho in the northern Evros regional unit, Greece. It is situated on a low hill near the right bank of the river Erythropotamos, at 70 m elevation. In 2001 its population was 958. It is 3 km southwest of Ellinochori, 5 km southeast of Kyani, and 5 km west of Didymoteicho.

History[edit]

During the Ottoman period, Koufovouno was inhabited mostly by Bulgarians and Turks. It was occupied by the Greeks at the end of World War I and it became a part of Greece. Its current population is mostly descendants of Greek refugees from Eastern Thrace.

Population[edit]

Year Population
1981 1,201
1991 1,287
2001 958

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Coordinates: 41°21.3′N 26°26.1′E / 41.3550°N 26.4350°E / 41.3550; 26.4350