Achladochori, Serres

Achladochori (Greek: Αχλαδοχώρι, meaning "pear village") is a village and a former community in the Serres regional unit, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Sintiki, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 187.019 km2.[3] Population 861 (2011).

Achladochori

Αχλαδοχώρι
View from Achladochori
View from Achladochori
Achladochori is located in Greece
Achladochori
Achladochori
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 41°19′N 23°33′E / 41.317°N 23.550°E / 41.317; 23.550Coordinates: 41°19′N 23°33′E / 41.317°N 23.550°E / 41.317; 23.550
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCentral Macedonia
Regional unitSerres
MunicipalitySintiki
 • Municipal unit187.0 km2 (72.2 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
861
 • Municipal unit density4.6/km2 (12/sq mi)
Community
 • Population680 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registrationΕΡ

Near Achladochori there was an ancient city (probably the city of Tristolos), whose ruins has been found on the hill "Gradista", located 4 km north-east of the village. [4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.
  4. ^ [1] D. C. Samsaris, Historical Geography of Eastern Macedonia during the Antiquity (in Greek), Thessaloniki 1976 (Society for Macedonian Studies), p. 125. ISBN 960-7265-16-5


List of settlements in the Serres regional unit