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Polichni (Greek: Πολίχνη, literally Little town) is a suburb of the Thessaloniki Urban Area and was a former municipality in the regional unit of Thessaloniki, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Pavlos Melas, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The population is 39,332 (2011 census), and it has a land area of 7.325 km².[3]

Polichni

Πολίχνη
Polichni is located in Greece
Polichni
Polichni
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 40°40′N 22°57′E / 40.667°N 22.950°E / 40.667; 22.950Coordinates: 40°40′N 22°57′E / 40.667°N 22.950°E / 40.667; 22.950
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCentral Macedonia
Regional unitThessaloniki
MunicipalityPavlos Melas
 • Municipal unit7.325 km2 (2.828 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
39,332
 • Municipal unit density5,400/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

The central square of Polichni is named after the Saint Panteleimon church.

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  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior ‹See Tfd›(in Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.