Pavlos Melas (municipality)

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Pavlos Melas
Παύλος Μελάς
2010 Dimos Pavlou Mela.svg
Pavlos Melas is located in Greece
Pavlos Melas
Pavlos Melas
Coordinates: 40°40′N 22°56′E / 40.667°N 22.933°E / 40.667; 22.933Coordinates: 40°40′N 22°56′E / 40.667°N 22.933°E / 40.667; 22.933
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Macedonia
Regional unit Thessaloniki
 • Municipality 24.92 km2 (9.62 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 99,245
 • Municipality density 4,000/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website [1]

Pavlos Melas (Greek: Παύλος Μελάς) is a municipality of the Thessaloniki Urban Area in the regional unit of Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece. It was named after the Greek hero of the Macedonian Struggle, Pavlos Melas. The seat of the municipality is in Stavroupoli.[2] The mayor of Pavlos Melas is Diamantis Papadopoulos, supported by Panhellenic Socialist Movement.


The municipality Pavlos Melas was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of three former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]


  1. ^ "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)