Promachonas

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Promachonas
Προμαχώνας
Promachonas is located in Greece
Promachonas
Promachonas
Coordinates: 41°22′N 23°22′E / 41.367°N 23.367°E / 41.367; 23.367Coordinates: 41°22′N 23°22′E / 41.367°N 23.367°E / 41.367; 23.367
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Macedonia
Regional unit Serres
Municipality Sintiki
 • Municipal unit 42.2 km2 (16.3 sq mi)
Elevation 80 m (260 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 140
 • Municipal unit density 3.3/km2 (8.6/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΕΡ

Promachonas (Greek: Προμαχώνας, Bulgarian: Драготин, Dragotin) is a village and a former community in the Serres regional unit, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Sintiki, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 42.212 km2.[3] Population 140 (2011). A major border crossing with Bulgaria is located here. The Bulgarian town opposite Promachonas is Kulata.

Promachonas-Topolnica is an important Late Neolithic settlement and cult site which straddles the Greek Bulgarian frontier a few kilometers from the community of Promachonas.

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. 

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