Fillyra

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Fillyra
Φιλλύρα
Fillyra is located in Greece
Fillyra
Fillyra
Coordinates: 41°07′N 25°38′E / 41.117°N 25.633°E / 41.117; 25.633Coordinates: 41°07′N 25°38′E / 41.117°N 25.633°E / 41.117; 25.633
Country Greece
Administrative region East Macedonia and Thrace
Regional unit Rhodope
Municipality Arriana
 • Municipal unit 236.5 km2 (91.3 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 7,583
 • Municipal unit density 32/km2 (83/sq mi)
Community[1]
 • Population 909 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΚΟ

Fillyra (Greek: Φιλλύρα) is a village and a former municipality in the Rhodope regional unit, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Arriana, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 236.502 km2.[3] In 2011 its population was 7,583. The Turkish name of Fillyra is Sirkeli, meaning "with vinegar".

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ 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.