Kimmeria

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Kimmeria
Κιμμέρια
Kimmeria is located in Greece
Kimmeria
Kimmeria
Coordinates: 41°09′N 24°56′E / 41.150°N 24.933°E / 41.150; 24.933Coordinates: 41°09′N 24°56′E / 41.150°N 24.933°E / 41.150; 24.933
Country Greece
Administrative region East Macedonia and Thrace
Regional unit Xanthi
Municipality Xanthi
Municipal unit Xanthi
Community[1]
 • Population 3,898 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΑΗ

Kimmeria (Greek: Κιμμέρια, previously known as Kiougioukki, Turkish: Koyunköy) is a community in the municipality Xanthi in the Xanthi regional unit of Greece. It is located 740 kilometers from Athens, 233 kilometers from Thessalonica, and 5 kilometers east of Xanthi. In 1981, the population of Kimmeria was around 3.588 inhabitants. In 1991, the population declined to around 2.627 inhabitants. At the 2011 census the population of the community was 3,898.[1] The community consists of the settlements Kimmeria, Alikochori, Anthiro, Askyra, Gialistero, Eranos, Ketiki, Livadi, Panepistimioupoli (Campus of Democritus University of Thrace), Pelekito, Porta, Prioni and Ydrochori, many of which are deserted.

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