Kallikrateia

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Kallikrateia
Καλλικράτεια
View of Nea Kallikrateia
View of Nea Kallikrateia
Location
Kallikrateia is located in Greece
Kallikrateia
Kallikrateia
Coordinates 40°19′N 23°4′E / 40.317°N 23.067°E / 40.317; 23.067Coordinates: 40°19′N 23°4′E / 40.317°N 23.067°E / 40.317; 23.067
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Central Macedonia
Regional unit: Chalkidiki
Municipality: Nea Propontida
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 10,881
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Postal code: 63080
Telephone: 2399
Auto: ΧΚx-xxxx
Website
http://www.kallikrateia.gr

Nea Kallikrateia (Greek: Νέα Καλλικράτεια) is a municipal unit in Chalkidiki, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality of Nea Propontida, before which it was a municipality with its seat in Nea Kallikrateia. According to the census of 2001, it has a population of 10,881 people. New Kallkirateia was established after the refugee destruction in 1922, mainly by the residents who came from kallikrateia of Eastern Thrace and set up in the area, where the metohi of the Xenofontos Monastery of Mount Athos existed and it was called “Stomion”. Many testimonies report that it was inhabited by the prehistoric years, however they are not confirmed.

Subdivisions[edit]

The municipal unit of Nea Kallikrateia consists of the communities of Agios Pavlos, Lakkoma, Nea Gonia, Nea Kallikrateia and Nea Silata.

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 793 KB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 

External links[edit]

Kallikrateia.gr, an news portal based in Nea Kallikrateia: [1] (Greek)