Polychrono

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Polychrono
Πολύχρονο
Polychrono, Kassandra, Chalkidiki, Greece - Sunset on a beach.jpg
Polychrono is located in Greece
Polychrono
Polychrono
Coordinates: 40°01′N 23°32′E / 40.017°N 23.533°E / 40.017; 23.533Coordinates: 40°01′N 23°32′E / 40.017°N 23.533°E / 40.017; 23.533
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Macedonia
Regional unit Chalkidiki
Municipality Kassandra
Municipal unit Pallini
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 997
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΧΚ

Polychrono (Greek: Πολύχρονο, Polýchrono, IPA: [poˈlixrono]) is a tourist town located in the eastern part of the peninsula of Kassandra, Chalkidiki, Greece. The population in 2011 was 997; the elevation is 10 metres (33 ft). Polychrono is situated on the northeastern coast of the peninsula, 4 km northwest of Chaniotis and 85 km southeast of Thessaloniki. There are forests in the mountains near Polychrono, and farmlands near the coast. Tourism is an important sector in Polychrono, attracted by its beach.

In the modern village is placed the site of ancient Neapolis, which in Roman times was rebuilt in a near place with remains of a Roman settlement.[2]

Street of Polychrono

Population[edit]

View of a church in Polychrono.
Year Population
1981 530
1991 751
2001 1,063
2011 997

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ D. Samsaris,The Roman Colony of Cassandreia in Macedonia (Colonia Iulia Augusta Cassandrensis), Dodona 16(1), 1987, 384–385.