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For Stavroupoli in Xanthi prefecture see Stavroupoli, Xanthi.
Stavroupoli is located in Greece
Coordinates: 40°40′N 22°56′E / 40.667°N 22.933°E / 40.667; 22.933Coordinates: 40°40′N 22°56′E / 40.667°N 22.933°E / 40.667; 22.933
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Macedonia
Regional unit Thessaloniki
Municipality Pavlos Melas
 • Mayor Diamantis Papadopoulos
 • Municipal unit 3.175 km2 (1.226 sq mi)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 41,653
 • Municipal unit density 13,000/km2 (34,000/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 564 xx
Area code(s) 2310
Vehicle registration N

Stavroupoli (Greek: Σταυρούπολη, Crosstown) is a suburb of the Thessaloniki Urban Area and was a former municipality in the regional unit of Thessaloniki, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it has been part of the municipality Pavlos Melas, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.[2] The population at the 2001 census was 41,653. Stavroupoli is located northwest of Thessaloniki's city centre.

According to the 2011 census, the population of the Municipality of Pavlos Melas was 98,870,the third most populated municipality of Thessaloniki. The Stavroupoli region includes the areas of:

Τερψιθέα (Terpsithea)
Πρόνοια (Welfare)
Αμπελώνες (Vineyards)
Άνω Ηλιούπολη (Upper Ilioupoli)
Κάτω Ηλιούπολη (Lower Ilioupoli)
Νεόκτιστα (New City)
Άνωθεν Ασύλου (Upper Asylum)
Νικόπολη (Nikopoli)
Ομόνοια (Omonia)

The town is served by buses 27, 34 and 56.

The town hall is located at Karaoli & Dimitriou 1.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1991 37,596
2001 41,653

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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