Sterna, Evros

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Sterna
Στέρνα
Location
Sterna is located in Greece
Sterna
Sterna
Coordinates 41°34′N 26°28′E / 41.567°N 26.467°E / 41.567; 26.467Coordinates: 41°34′N 26°28′E / 41.567°N 26.467°E / 41.567; 26.467
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: East Macedonia and Thrace
Regional unit: Evros
Municipality: Orestiada
Municipal unit: Vyssa
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Village
 - Population: 869
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)

Sterna (Greek: Στέρνα) is a settlement in the Evros regional unit of Greece. It is located around 9 kilometers west of Nea Vyssa and northwest of Orestiada, on low hills between the rivers Evros and Arda.

Population[edit]

Year Population
1981 1,015
1991 1,008
2001 867

History[edit]

Sterna was ruled by the Ottoman Empire until the Balkan Wars of 1913, when it joined Bulgaria. After the Greco-Turkish War (1919-1922) it was ceded to Greece.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 793 KB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003.