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Neapoli (Greek: Νεάπολη) is a suburb of the Thessaloniki Urban Area and was former municipality in the regional unit of Thessaloniki, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Neapoli-Sykies, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit population is 27,084 (2011 census),[1] while its land area is only 1.168 km2 (0.45 sq mi),[3] with a resulting population density of 23,188/km2 (60,060/sq mi), making it one of the densest places in the world.

Neapoli

Νεάπολη
Neapoli is located in Greece
Neapoli
Neapoli
Location within the regional unit
DE Neapoleos Thessalonikis Zoom.svg
Coordinates: 40°39′N 22°56′E / 40.650°N 22.933°E / 40.650; 22.933Coordinates: 40°39′N 22°56′E / 40.650°N 22.933°E / 40.650; 22.933
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCentral Macedonia
Regional unitThessaloniki
MunicipalityNeapoli-Sykies
Government
 • MayorSimos Danielidis
 • Municipal unit1.168 km2 (0.451 sq mi)
Elevation
70 m (230 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
27,084
 • Municipal unit density23,000/km2 (60,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
St Paul (Agios Pavlos) church in the area

Neapoli is located northwestern from the city centre of Thessaloniki. Its neighbouring suburbs are those of Polichni, Stavroupoli, Sykies, Thessaloniki and Ampelokipoi. There are eight districts in Neapoli: Neapoli, Piropathon, Kato Anagennisi, Pano Anagennisi, Kunturioti, Troada, Riga Fereou, Ydragogio.

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  1. ^ a b c "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.

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