Vyroneia

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Vyroneia
Βυρώνεια
Location
Vyroneia is located in Greece
Vyroneia
Vyroneia
Coordinates 41°16′N 23°15′E / 41.267°N 23.250°E / 41.267; 23.250Coordinates: 41°16′N 23°15′E / 41.267°N 23.250°E / 41.267; 23.250
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Central Macedonia
Regional unit: Serres
Municipality: Sintiki
Municipal unit: Petritsi
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Community
 - Population: 1,127
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Postal code: 620 43
Telephone: 2320
Auto: ΕΡ

Vyroneia (Greek: Βυρώνεια, before 1924: Χατζή Μπεηλίκ - Chatzi Beilik[2]) is a town located in the municipal unit of Petritsi in the northwestern part of Serres regional unit, Greece. It is situated near the Bulgarian border, on the right bank of the river Strymon, south of the Kerkini mountains, and east of the Lake Kerkini. Vyroneia is 4 km west of Neo Petritsi and 12 km northwest of Sidirokastro. It has a station on the railway line from Thessaloniki to Serres. Vyroneia, then known as Hadji-Beylik, was a military base for the Greek army during the Second Balkan War. Vyroneia had 1,134 inhabitants at the 2001 census. Near the train station is the National Aquarium of Vyroneia, the second in Greece after Rhodes. The Vyroneia Cultural Society presents every June a cultural event called "Vyroneia".

The Greek GHQ at Vyroneia (Hadji-Beylik), with King Constantine I and Prime Minister Eleftherios Venizelos deliberating before the Congress of Bucharest

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1981 1,546
1991 1,094
2001 1,134

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