Chalkidona

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For ancient Chalcedon in Asia Minor see Chalcedon.
Chalkidona
Χαλκηδόνα
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Chalkidona is located in Greece
Chalkidona
Chalkidona
Coordinates: 40°44′N 22°36′E / 40.733°N 22.600°E / 40.733; 22.600Coordinates: 40°44′N 22°36′E / 40.733°N 22.600°E / 40.733; 22.600
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Macedonia
Regional unit Thessaloniki
Area
 • Municipality 391.4 km2 (151.1 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 130.0 km2 (50.2 sq mi)
Elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 33,673
 • Municipality density 86/km2 (220/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 8,341
 • Municipal unit density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Community[1]
 • Population 3,094 (2011)
 • Area (km2) 21.25
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Chalkidona (Greek: Χαλκηδόνα) is a municipality in the Thessaloniki regional unit, Greece. The seat of the municipality is Koufalia.[2] The town is a hub for trucking traffic around the Thessaloniki area.

Municipality[edit]

The municipality Chalkidona was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

The municipality Chalkidona has an area of 391.4 km2, the municipal unit Chalkidona has an area of 130.0 km2, and the community Chalkidona has an area of 21.25 km2.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ a b 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.