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Polichni is located in Greece
Location within the regional unit
DE Polichnis Zoom.svg
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 UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)

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]

The central square of Polichni is named after the St Panteleimon church. Polichni is also known for its cafés which are always full of people.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.