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Sidironero is located in Greece
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 41°22′N 24°14′E / 41.367°N 24.233°E / 41.367; 24.233Coordinates: 41°22′N 24°14′E / 41.367°N 24.233°E / 41.367; 24.233
Administrative regionEast Macedonia and Thrace
Regional unitDrama
 • Municipal unit351.3 km2 (135.6 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit
 • Municipal unit density1.2/km2 (3.0/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registrationΡΜ

Sidironero (Greek: Σιδηρόνερο, before 1927: Οσενίτσα - Osenitsa,[2] Bulgarian: Осеница, Osenitsa) is a village and a former community in the Drama regional unit, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Drama, of which it is a municipal unit.[3] It lies in the Rhodope Mountains region along the Bulgarian border in the northern part of the Drama regional unit between Kato Nevrokopi and Paranesti. Its land area is 351.273 km2 (135.627 sq mi).[4]

The municipal unit is subdivided into two local communities (constituent villages listed in brackets):

  • Sidironero (Kallikarpo, Oropedio, Pappades, Sidironero)
  • Skaloti

The population of the municipal unit was 412 inhabitants, of which 228 in Sidironero village, at the 2011 census.


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