Triandria

Triandria (Greek: Τριανδρία) 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 Thessaloniki, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 1.475 km2.[3] It is located east of Thessaloniki's city centre at an average elevation of 80m.[4][3] It borders on the Thessaloniki districts of Saranta Ekklisies to the northwest and of Ano Toumpa to the southeast. Motorway 25, which forms the eastern beltway of Thessaloniki, passes east of Triandria. The suburb (borough) is named after the World War I-era "Triumvirate of National Defence" (Τριανδρία της Εθνικής Αμύνης), comprising the statesman Eleftherios Venizelos, together with Admiral Pavlos Koundouriotis and General Panagiotis Danglis.

Triandria

Τριανδρία
Eleftherias street
Eleftherias street
Triandria is located in Greece
Triandria
Triandria
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 40°37.4′N 22°58.2′E / 40.6233°N 22.9700°E / 40.6233; 22.9700Coordinates: 40°37.4′N 22°58.2′E / 40.6233°N 22.9700°E / 40.6233; 22.9700
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCentral Macedonia
Regional unitThessaloniki
MunicipalityThessaloniki
 • Municipal unit1.475 km2 (0.570 sq mi)
Elevation
80 m (260 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
9,986
 • Municipal unit density6,800/km2 (18,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
553 37
Area code(s)2310
Vehicle registrationΝ
Websitewww.triandria.gr

Triandria has four elementary schools, two gymnasiums and a lyceum. There is also a church of Agios Spyridonas, the biggest in honor of the Saint outside the island of Corfu where he is considered a patron saint.

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Historical populationEdit

Year Population
1991 11,822
2001 11,289
2011 9,986

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ReferencesEdit

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