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Paionia (municipality)

Paionia is located in Greece
Country: Greece
Geographic region: Macedonia
Administrative region: Central Macedonia
Regional unit: Kilkis
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
 - Population: 28,493
 - Area: 923.7 km2 (357 sq mi)
 - Density: 31 /km2 (80 /sq mi)
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)

Paionia (Greek: Παιονία) is a municipality in the Kilkis regional unit of Central Macedonia, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Polykastro.[2] The municipality is named after the ancient region of Paeonia.


The municipality Paionia was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 5 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]


The province of Paionia (Greek: Επαρχία Παιονίας) was one of the provinces of the Kilkis Prefecture. Its territory corresponded with that of the current municipality Paionia, except the municipal unit Polykastro.[3] It was abolished in 2006.


  1. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (xls 2,7 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece.  (Greek)
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ Detailed census results 1991 PDF (39 MB) (Greek) (French)
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