Kalochori, Thessaloniki

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Kalochori

Καλοχώρι
Skyline of Kalochori
Kalochori is located in Greece
Kalochori
Kalochori
Coordinates: 40°38.5′N 22°51.4′E / 40.6417°N 22.8567°E / 40.6417; 22.8567Coordinates: 40°38.5′N 22°51.4′E / 40.6417°N 22.8567°E / 40.6417; 22.8567
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCentral Macedonia
Regional unitThessaloniki
MunicipalityDelta
Municipal unitEchedoros
Elevation
7 m (23 ft)
Community
 • Population4,672 (2011)
 • Area (km2)32.127
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
575 00
Area code(s)+30-231x-xxx-xxx
Vehicle registrationNAx-xxxx to NXx-xxxx

Kalochori (Greek: Καλοχώρι) is a village and a community of the Delta municipality.[2] Before the 2011 local government reform it was part of the municipality of Echedoros, of which it was a municipal district.[2][3] The 2011 census recorded 4,672 inhabitants in the village.[1] The community of Kalochori covers an area of 32.127 km2.[3]

History[edit]

In February 2012, it was reported that many historical artifacts had been discovered during an excavation.[4] In September 2016, New Zealanders built a shipping container library for refugees in the area.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior ‹See Tfd›(in Greek)
  3. ^ a b "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.
  4. ^ Countless Treasures Found in the Excavations for the Subway in Thessaloniki
  5. ^ JONATHAN CARSON (October 2016). "Kiwis build shipping container library for Syrian refugees in Greece". Stuff.co.nz.