Amorio, Evros

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Amorio is located in Greece
Coordinates: 41°18′N 26°26′E / 41.300°N 26.433°E / 41.300; 26.433Coordinates: 41°18′N 26°26′E / 41.300°N 26.433°E / 41.300; 26.433
Country Greece
Administrative region East Macedonia and Thrace
Regional unit Evros
Municipality Soufli
Municipal unit Orfeas
Elevation 30 m (100 ft)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Rural 552
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 680 04
Area code(s) 25530

Amorio (Greek: Αμόριο) is a village in the municipal unit of Orfeas, northeastern Evros, Greece. It is situated at 2 km from the right bank of the river Evros, that forms the border with Turkey here. Amorio is 6 km northeast of Lavara, 7 km southwest of Didymoteicho and 21 km west of Uzunköprü (Turkey). The Greek National Road 51/E85 (Alexandroupoli - Orestiada - Svilengrad) and the railway from Alexandroupoli to Didymoteicho pass through the village.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1981 700
1991 643
2001 552


After the Balkan Wars of 1912 and 1913, the area of Western Thrace became part of Bulgaria. As a result of the 1919 Treaty of Neuilly, it became a part of Greece. Amorio suffered damage from floods in 2005.

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  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003.