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Encyclopedia > Polygyros
Polygyros (Πολύγυρος)
Location of Polygyros in Greece
 
Periphery Central Macedonia
Prefecture Chalcidice
Province
Population 10,721 source (2001)
Area 470.9 km²
Population density 23/km²
Elevation 426 m
Coordinates 40°23′ N 23°26′ E
Postal code 631 00
Area code 23710
Licence plate code ΧΚ
Mayor
Website

Polygyros ( South Slavic: Деригово, Derigovo) is a town in northern Greece, the capital of the Prefecture of Chalcidice. Polygyros is south of GR-16 (Thessaloniki - Arnaia). Polygyros is located SE of Thessaloniki, NE of Nea Moudania, NW of Sithonia and S of Arnaia. The town is built in the shape of an ampitheatre on a plateau on the south west side of the mountain Holomontas. Polygyros is famous for its carnival celebrations, which attracts visitors from around Greece. A nearby location called "Panagia" ("Virgin Mary") is the setting of a famous religious celebration on August 15th. File links The following pages link to this file: Chalcidice Categories: GFDL images ... The peripheries (περιφέρειες) are the subnational divisions of Greece. ... Central Macedonia is one of the thirteen peripheries of Greece, being the central part of Greek Macedonia. ... Greece consists of 13 administrative regions known as Peripheries of Greece, which are further subdivided into 51 prefectures (nomoi, singular - nomos, Greek: νομοί, νομός)): See also List of the prefectures of Greece by area List of the prefectures of Greece by population density List of the prefectures of Greece by population External... Chalkidikí or Chalcidice (in Greek: Χαλκιδική, alternative romanizations Khalkidhikí) is one of the fifty-one prefectures of Greece. ... Here are a lists of the provinces (Greek: επαρχεία, eparcheia fr. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Basic Definition In geography, the elevation of a geographic location is its height above mean sea level (or some other fixed point). ... See Cartesian coordinate system or Coordinates (elementary mathematics) for a more elementary introduction to this topic. ... Here are list of postal codes in Greece. ... This is an alphabetical list by town of dialing codes in Greece. ... Greek car number plates are composed of three letters and four digits per plate (e. ... A mayor (from the Latin maÄ«or, meaning larger,greater) is the politician who serves as chief executive official of some types of municipalities. ... The front page of the English Wikipedia Website. ... South Slavic languages is one of the three groups of Slavic languages (besides West and East Slavic). ... Chalkidikí or Chalcidice (in Greek: Χαλκιδική, alternative romanizations Khalkidhikí) is one of the fifty-one prefectures of Greece. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Nea Moudania with a population of 17,032 ( according to national statistics agency http://www. ... Sithonia is a Greek peninsula located south of the cental part of Chalkidikí which is also in the southcentral part of the Chalkidikí peninsula. ... Swabian-Alemannic carnival clowns in Wolfach, Germany A carnival is a public celebration or parade combining some elements of a circus and public street party, generally during the Carnival Season. ...

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Sites of interest

  • Polygyros Archeological Museum - website

Other

Polygyros has schools, lyceums, a gymnasium, banks, a post office, and squares (plateies). Plateia (πλατεία) is the Greek word for town square. ...


Historical population

Year Population Change Municipal population
1981 5,239 - -
1991 4,501 -728/-13.9% 10,278
2001 - - -

1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ...

External links

  • Mapquest - Polygyros, street map not yet available
  • Coordinates: 40°22′33″N, 23°26′22″E
  • Dimos Poligirou, Official website of the Polygyros City Council

See also


Here are communities and settlements of the prefecture of Chalkidiki in Greece: A-B Afitos Agia Paraskevi Agias Mamas Agios Antonios? Agios Athanasios Agios Nikolaos, near Nea Skioni Agios Nikolaos, Northern Chalkidiki Agios Pavlos Agios Prodromos Amoliani Ano Metochi Arnaia C-D Chanioti Dexameni Destenika Dionyssou Doumpa E-F Elaiochoria...



Divisions of Chalkidiki
Municipalities of the Chalkidiki prefecture

Antemounta | Arnaia | Kallikratia | Kassandra | Moudania | Ormylia | Pallini | Panagia | Polygyros | Sithonia | Stagira-Akanthos | Toroni | Triglia | Zervochoria Chalkidikí or Chalcidice (in Greek: Χαλκιδική, alternative romanizations Khalkidhikí) is one of the fifty-one prefectures of Greece. ... Nea Moudania with a population of 17,032 ( according to national statistics agency http://www. ...

Province of the Chalkidiki prefecture
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Chalkidiki


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Polygyros - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (162 words)
Polygyros (South Slavic: Деригово, Derigovo) is a town in northern Greece, the capital of the Prefecture of Chalcidice.
Polygyros is south of GR-16 (Thessaloniki - Arnaia).
The town is built in the shape of an ampitheatre on a plateau on the south west side of the mountain Holomontas.
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