Neapoli, Thessaloniki

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Neapoli is located in Greece
Coordinates: 40°39′N 22°56′E / 40.650°N 22.933°E / 40.650; 22.933Coordinates: 40°39′N 22°56′E / 40.650°N 22.933°E / 40.650; 22.933
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Macedonia
Regional unit Thessaloniki
Municipality Neapoli-Sykies
 • Municipal unit 1.168 km2 (0.451 sq mi)
Elevation 70 m (230 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 27,084
 • Municipal unit density 23,000/km2 (60,000/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Neapoli (Greek: Νεάπολη) is a suburb of the Thessaloniki Urban Area and was former municipality in the regional unit of Thessaloniki, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Neapoli-Sykies, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit population is 27,084 (2011 census),[1] while its land area is only 1.168 km2 (0.45 sq mi),[3] with a resulting population density of 23,188/km2 (60,060/sq mi), making it one of the densest places in the world.

Neapoli is located northwestern from the city centre of Thessaloniki. Its neighbouring suburbs are those of Polichni, Stavroupoli, Sykies, Thessaloniki and Ampelokipoi. There are eight districts in Neapoli: Neapoli, Piropathon, Kato Anagennisi, Pano Anagennisi, Kunturioti, Troada, Riga Fereou, Ydragogio.


  1. ^ a b c "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. 

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