Evropos

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Evropos

Ευρωπός
Evropos is located in Greece
Evropos
Evropos
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 40°54′N 22°33′E / 40.900°N 22.550°E / 40.900; 22.550Coordinates: 40°54′N 22°33′E / 40.900°N 22.550°E / 40.900; 22.550
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCentral Macedonia
Regional unitKilkis
MunicipalityPaionia
 • Municipal unit80.9 km2 (31.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
4,518
 • Municipal unit density56/km2 (140/sq mi)
Community
 • Population1,734 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registrationΚΙ

Evropos (Greek: Ευρωπός) is a village and a former municipality in the former Paionia Province, Kilkis regional unit, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Paionia, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 80.922 km2.[3] Population 4,518 (2011).

History[edit]

Acropole and old cemeterry

A sixth-century BC kouros found here is exhibited in the Archaeological Museum of Kilkis.

Kouros of Evropos

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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.