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
 • Municipal unit 168.393 km2 (65.017 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 3,876
 • Municipal unit density 23/km2 (60/sq mi)
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 3,876 inhabitants in 2011. The municipal unit has an area of 168.393 km2.[3]

References[edit]

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