Mouries

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Mouries
Μουριές
Location
Mouries is located in Greece
Mouries
Mouries
Coordinates 41°15′N 22°47′E / 41.250°N 22.783°E / 41.250; 22.783Coordinates: 41°15′N 22°47′E / 41.250°N 22.783°E / 41.250; 22.783
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Central Macedonia
Regional unit: Kilkis
Municipality: Kilkis
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 3,390
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Auto: ΚΙ

Mouries (Greek: Μουριές) is a village and a former municipality in the Kilkis regional unit, northern Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Kilkis, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Population 3,390 (2001). The seat of the municipality was in Stathmos Mourion (Mouries Station). During the Macedonian Struggle, the inhabitants of the Mouries area fought hard against the Bulgarian enemy. Stavros Pallas, from Mouries, was one of the great fighters in the area.[3] Pantelis Papaioannou, from Makryevo (now in the Republic of Macedonia) was also a great leader of Macedonians (Greeks) in the area.[4]

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)
  3. ^ In Greek: Obscure Native Macedonian Fighters" Company of Macedonian Studies (CMS), University Studio Press, Thessaloniki, 2008]
  4. ^ In Greek: "The Macedonian Struggle" K. Vakalopoulos, C. Nerantzis, 2000