Profitis Ilias Church in Sochos
|Administrative region||Central Macedonia|
|• Municipal unit||281.518 km2 (108.695 sq mi)|
|Elevation||630 m (2,070 ft)|
|• Municipal unit||5,830|
|• Municipal unit density||21/km2 (54/sq mi)|
|• Population||3,094 (2011)|
|• Area (km2)||153.042|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|Postal code||570 02|
|Vehicle registration||NAx-xxxx to NXx-xxxx|
Sochos (Greek: Σοχός, [so'xos]) is a community and a former municipality in the Thessaloniki regional unit, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Lagkadas, of which it is a municipal unit. The community of Sochos covers an area of 153.042 km2 while the respective municipal unit covers an area of 281.518 km2.
Sochos lies on a plateau of an altitude of about 600m above sea level, that is 15km north of Lake Volvi. The forest area of Vertiskos Mountain begins at the outskirts of the settlement.
The municipal unit Sochos is subdivided into the following communities:
The population of the community of Sochos was 3,093 people as of 2011. The population of the municipal unit was 5,830.
- "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
- Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
- "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.
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