Agios Spyridonas, Pieria
The church of Agios Spyridonas.
|Administrative region||Central Macedonia|
|Elevation||70 m (230 ft)|
|• Population||1,489 (2011)|
|• Area (km2)||13.52|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|Postal code||601 00|
Agios Spyridonas (Greek: Άγιος Σπυρίδωνας) is a village and a community of the Dio-Olympos municipality. Before the 2011 local government reform it was part of the municipality of Dion, of which it was a municipal district. The 2011 census recorded 1,489 inhabitants in the village. The community of Agios Spyridonas covers an area of 13.52 km2.
Agios Spyridonas was founded in the end of the 19th century by Aromanians from Samarina. In the 20th Sarakatsani settled in the village and, shortly afterwards, in 1955 the village was recognised as an independent community. The church of the village, dedicated to Saint Spyridon, was built in 1915.
- "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
- Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
- "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.
- Άγιος Σπυρίδωνας (in Greek). Municipality of Dion-Olympos. Retrieved 29 December 2013.