Apollonia, Thessaloniki

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Apollonia
Απολλωνία
Apollonia is located in Greece
Apollonia
Apollonia
Coordinates: 40°38′N 23°29′E / 40.633°N 23.483°E / 40.633; 23.483Coordinates: 40°38′N 23°29′E / 40.633°N 23.483°E / 40.633; 23.483
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Macedonia
Regional unit Thessaloniki
Municipality Volvi
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 4,137
Community
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Apollonia is an ancient town (former Apollonia in Mygdonia) and a former municipality in the Thessaloniki regional unit, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Volvi, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It is located along the historical Via Egnatia in Macedonia, about midway between Thessaloniki and Amphipolis. The municipal unit Apollonia had 4,137 inhabitants in 2001.

References[edit]

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