Megali Doxipara

Megali Doxipara (Greek: Μεγάλη Δοξιπάρα) is a village in the municipality of Orestiada in the northern part of the Evros regional unit in Greece. Megali Doxipara is located about 23 km west of the centre of Orestiada. The nearest villages are Doxa to the south, Chandras to the east and Zoni to the west.

Megali Doxipara

Μεγάλη Δοξιπάρα
Megali Doxipara is located in Greece
Megali Doxipara
Megali Doxipara
Coordinates: 41°30′N 26°17′E / 41.500°N 26.283°E / 41.500; 26.283Coordinates: 41°30′N 26°17′E / 41.500°N 26.283°E / 41.500; 26.283
Administrative regionEast Macedonia and Thrace
Regional unitEvros
Municipal unitOrestiada
 • Rural
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registrationOP


Year Population
1981 550
1991 467
2001 410
2011 302


Before 1913 it was ruled by the Ottomans. The village was known as Dugantzi then. After a brief period of Bulgarian rule between 1913 and 1919, it became part of Greece. As a result, its Bulgarian and Turkish population was exchanged with Greek refugees, mainly from today's Turkey.

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