Sitochori, Evros

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Sitochori
Σιτοχώρι
Sitochori is located in Greece
Sitochori
Sitochori
Coordinates: 41°28′N 26°21′E / 41.467°N 26.350°E / 41.467; 26.350Coordinates: 41°28′N 26°21′E / 41.467°N 26.350°E / 41.467; 26.350
Country Greece
Administrative region East Macedonia and Thrace
Regional unit Evros
Municipality Didymoteicho
Municipal unit Didymoteicho
Community[1]
 • Population 326 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Sitochori (Greek: Σιτοχώρι) is a village in the northern part of the Evros regional unit, Greece. It is part of the municipality of Didymoteicho. In 2011 its population was 326. Sitochori is located about 20 km northwest of central Didymoteicho, and north of the river Erythropotamos.

Population[edit]

Year Population
1981 439
1991 406
2001 440
2011 326

History[edit]

Before 1913 Sitochori was under Ottoman Turkish control. After a brief period of Bulgarian rule between 1913 and 1919, it became part of Greece. The village was first known as Skourtochori (Σκουρτοχώρι) and was renamed to its current name, Sitochori, in 1954.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ Name changes of settlements in Greece