Sindos

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Sindos

Σίνδος
Sindos is located in Greece
Sindos
Sindos
Coordinates: 40°40′N 22°48′E / 40.667°N 22.800°E / 40.667; 22.800Coordinates: 40°40′N 22°48′E / 40.667°N 22.800°E / 40.667; 22.800
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCentral Macedonia
Regional unitThessaloniki
MunicipalityDelta
Municipal unitEchedoros
Elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Community
 • Population9,289 (2011)
 • Area (km2)47.248
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Sindos (Greek: Σίνδος) is a suburb of Thessaloniki, Greece. It is the seat of the municipality of Delta. Sindos is home to the main campus of the Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki and the Industrial Zone of the city. The community Sindos has an area of 47.248 km2.[2] The population was 9,289 at the 2011 census.[1]

In antiquity, Sindos was noted by Herodotus (vii. 123); and Stephanus of Byzantium as a maritime town of Mygdonia in Macedonia, between Therme and Chalastra.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.
  3. ^  Smith, William, ed. (1857). "Sindus". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. 2. London: John Murray.