Polichni

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Polichni
Πολίχνη
Polichni is located in Greece
Polichni
Polichni
Coordinates: 40°40′N 22°57′E / 40.667°N 22.950°E / 40.667; 22.950Coordinates: 40°40′N 22°57′E / 40.667°N 22.950°E / 40.667; 22.950
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Macedonia
Regional unit Thessaloniki
Municipality Pavlos Melas
 • Municipal unit 7.325 km2 (2.828 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 39,332
 • Municipal unit density 5,400/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Polichni (Greek: Πολίχνη) is a suburb of the Thessaloniki Urban Area and was a former municipality in the regional unit of Thessaloniki, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Pavlos Melas, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The population is 39,332 (2011 census), and it has a land area of 7.325 km².[3]

Polichni is known for its cafeterias which are always full of people, especially the youth.[citation needed]

Sports[edit]

Polichni hosts two volleyball clubs, Epikouros Polichnis founded in 1975 and Pegasus Polichnis founded in 1982.

Sport clubs based in Polichni
Club Founded Sports Achievements
Epikouros Polichnis 1975 Volleyball Earlier presence in A1 Ethniki Volleyball
Pegasus Polichnis 1982 Volleyball Presence in A2 Ethniki Volleyball

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "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.