Dadia

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Dadia
Δαδιά
Dadia is located in Greece
Dadia
Dadia
Coordinates: 41°8′N 26°13′E / 41.133°N 26.217°E / 41.133; 26.217Coordinates: 41°8′N 26°13′E / 41.133°N 26.217°E / 41.133; 26.217
Country Greece
Administrative region East Macedonia and Thrace
Regional unit Evros
Municipality Soufli
Municipal unit Soufli
Community[1]
 • Population 546 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration EB

Dadia (Greek: Δαδιά) is a village in the northwestern part of the Evros regional unit in Greece. Dadia is in the municipality of Soufli. Its population in 2011 was 533 for the village and 546 for the community, including the village Kotronia. It is located southwest of Soufli and north of Feres. The name originates from a resinous pine wood which in the past was used for lighting.

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Year Village population Community population
1981 826 -
1991 737 -
2001 800 823
2011 533 546

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Dadia is situated on the western edge of the lower Evros valley, at the foot of wooded hills. The forests of Dadia are a well known nature reserve, in which endangered species of birds of prey, including Aquila heliaca and Aquila pomarina, find refuge.

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