|Administrative region||Central Macedonia|
|• Municipality||658.3 km2 (254.2 sq mi)|
|• Municipal unit||144.3 km2 (55.7 sq mi)|
|• Municipality density||30/km2 (79/sq mi)|
|• Municipal unit||4,755|
|• Municipal unit density||33/km2 (85/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
Visaltia (Greek: Βισαλτία, Greek pronunciation: [visalˈti.a]) is a municipality in the Serres regional unit, Greece. The seat of the municipality is in Nigrita. It was named after the ancient region Bisaltia. The ancient city of Berge is located here.
The municipality Visaltia was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 4 former municipalities, that became municipal units:
The municipality has an area of 658.333 km2, the municipal unit 144.255 km2.
The province of Visaltia (Greek: Επαρχία Βισαλτίας) was one of the provinces of the Serres Prefecture. Its territory corresponded with that of the current municipality Visaltia, and part of the municipal unit Strymoniko. It was abolished in 2006.
- "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
- Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
- "Archaeologists unearth ancient city of Verge in Serres" 16 November 2005, Embassy of Greece, Washington, DC
- "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.
- "Detailed census results 1991" (PDF). (39 MB) (in Greek) (in French)
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