Chalkidona

Chalkidona (Greek: Χαλκηδόνα) is a municipality in the Thessaloniki regional unit, Greece. The seat of the municipality is Koufalia.[2] The town is a hub for trucking traffic around the Thessaloniki area.

Chalkidona

Χαλκηδόνα
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Chalkidona is located in Greece
Chalkidona
Chalkidona
Location within the region
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Coordinates: 40°44′N 22°36′E / 40.733°N 22.600°E / 40.733; 22.600Coordinates: 40°44′N 22°36′E / 40.733°N 22.600°E / 40.733; 22.600
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCentral Macedonia
Regional unitThessaloniki
Area
 • Municipality391.4 km2 (151.1 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit130.0 km2 (50.2 sq mi)
Elevation
15 m (49 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipality
33,673
 • Municipality density86/km2 (220/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit
8,341
 • Municipal unit density64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Community
 • Population3,094 (2011)
 • Area (km2)21.25
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

MunicipalityEdit

The municipality Chalkidona was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

The municipality Chalkidona has an area of 391.4 km2, the municipal unit Chalkidona has an area of 130.0 km2, and the community Chalkidona has an area of 21.25 km2.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ a b 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.