Sitochori, Evros

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Sitochori
Σιτοχώρι
Location
Sitochori is located in Greece
Sitochori
Sitochori
Coordinates 41°28′N 26°21′E / 41.467°N 26.350°E / 41.467; 26.350Coordinates: 41°28′N 26°21′E / 41.467°N 26.350°E / 41.467; 26.350
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: East Macedonia and Thrace
Regional unit: Evros
Municipality: Didymoteicho
Municipal unit: Didymoteicho
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Community
 - Population: 440
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)

Sitochori (Greek: Σιτοχώρι) is a village in the northern part of the Evros regional unit, Greece. It is part of the municipality of Didymoteicho. In 2001 its population was 440. Sitochori is located about 20 km northwest of central Didymoteicho, and north of the river Erythropotamos.

Population[edit]

Year Population
1981 439
1991 406
2001 440

History[edit]

Before 1913 Sitochori was under Ottoman Turkish control. After a brief period of Bulgarian rule between 1913 and 1919, it became part of Greece. The village was first known as Skourtochori (Σκουρτοχώρι) and was later renamed to its current name, Sitochori.[when?]

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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.