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Nea Moudania (Greek: Νέα Μουδανιά, Néa Moudaniá; often referred to as Moudania (Μουδανιά, Moudaniá), which is the name of the municipal unit the town belongs to) is the seat of the municipality of Nea Propontida, Chalkidiki, Greece and its main town. The town is located 60 km south of Thessaloniki and is considered to be the financial and commercial center of the regional unit of Chalkidiki. It was built after 1922 by Greek refugees from Anatolia who wanted to give the settlement the name of their hometown (now Mudanya, Turkey), hence the addition of the word nea, which means new in Greek. Nea Moudania hosts the Department of Fisheries & Aquaculture Technology [1] of the Alexander Technological Educational Institute of Thessaloniki. The town also features a harbor which serves as Thessaloniki's adjuvant.

Nea Moudania
Νέα Μουδανιά
Nea Moudania is located in Greece
Nea Moudania
Nea Moudania
Coordinates: 40°14′N 23°17′E / 40.233°N 23.283°E / 40.233; 23.283Coordinates: 40°14′N 23°17′E / 40.233°N 23.283°E / 40.233; 23.283
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Macedonia
Regional unit Chalkidiki
Municipality Nea Propontida
Municipal unit Moudania
Elevation 20 m (70 ft)
Community[1]
 • Population 9,342 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 632 00
Area code(s) 2373
Vehicle registration XKx-xxxx
The church of Nea Moudania.

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SportsEdit

POM (Panathletic Association of Moudania) is the only sports club in Nea Moudania, whose football team play in the Delta Ethniki, while the volleyball team play in the A2 Ethniki Volleyball.

Historical PopulationEdit

Year Population
1981 4,142
1991 4,403
2001 6,475
2011 9.342[1]

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