Ampelokipoi, Thessaloniki

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Ampelokipoi
Αμπελόκηποι
Ampelokipoi is located in Greece
Ampelokipoi
Ampelokipoi
Coordinates: 40°39′N 22°55′E / 40.650°N 22.917°E / 40.650; 22.917Coordinates: 40°39′N 22°55′E / 40.650°N 22.917°E / 40.650; 22.917
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Macedonia
Regional unit Thessaloniki
Municipality Ampelokipoi-Menemeni
 • Municipal unit 1.803 km2 (0.696 sq mi)
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 37,381
 • Municipal unit density 21,000/km2 (54,000/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 561 21, 561 23
Area code(s) +30231
Vehicle registration Ν
Website www.ampelokipoi.gr

Ampelokipoi (Greek: Αμπελόκηποι, "vineyards") is a suburb of the Thessaloniki Urban Area and was a former municipality of the regional unit of Thessaloniki, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality of Ampelokipoi-Menemeni, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The population was 37,381 in 2011,[1] with a land area of 1.803 km².[3] Ampelokipoi is the seat of the new Ampelokipoi-Menemeni municipality.

Neighbouring municipalities[edit]

Thessaloniki, Menemeni, Evosmos, Stavroupoli, Neapoli.

Sport activities[edit]

The municipal sports club AO Ampelokipon has football, basketball, volleyball, swimming and athletic clubs. The local stadium was a training center for Olympic Games of 2004.

Education[edit]

The municipality has many problems in this sector because of the lack of school buildings and overpopulation.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. 

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