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For Stavroupoli in Xanthi prefecture see Stavroupoli, Xanthi.
Stavroupoli is located in Greece
Coordinates 40°40′N 22°56′E / 40.667°N 22.933°E / 40.667; 22.933Coordinates: 40°40′N 22°56′E / 40.667°N 22.933°E / 40.667; 22.933
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Central Macedonia
Regional unit: Thessaloniki
Municipality: Pavlos Melas
Mayor: Diamantis Papadopoulos
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 41,653
 - Area: 3.175 km2 (1 sq mi)
 - Density: 13,119 /km2 (33,978 /sq mi)
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Postal code: 564 xx
Telephone: 2310
Auto: N

Stavroupoli (Greek: Σταυρούπολη, Crosstown) is a suburb of the Thessaloniki Urban Area and was a former municipality in the regional unit of Thessaloniki, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Pavlos Melas, of which it is the seat of it and is a municipal unit.[2] The population is 41,653 (2001 census) and is located northwest from Thessaloniki's city centre.

From the results of the 2011 census, the population of the Municipality of Pavlos Melas is 98,870 residents and it is the third most populated municipality of Thessaloniki. The Stavroupoli region includes the areas of:

1) Terpsithea

2) Welfare

3) Vineyards

4) Upper Ilioupoli

5) Lower Ilioupoli

6) New City

7) Upper Asylum

8) Nikopoli

9) Omonia

City Transportation: Buses 34,27,56.

The Town Hall is located at Karaoli & Dimitriou 1. The Technical Department of the Municipality housed in the building at Thessalia 2A.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1991 37,596
2001 41,653

Notable people[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)

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