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Evropos

Evropos
Ευρωπός
Evropos is located in Greece
Evropos
Evropos
Coordinates:
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Macedonia
Regional unit Kilkis
Municipality Paionia
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 6,042
Community
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΚΙ

Evropos (Greek: Ευρωπός) is a village and a former municipality in the former Paionia Province, Kilkis regional unit, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Paionia, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Population 6,042 (2001).

HIstory

Acropole and old cemeterry.

In the Macedonian Struggle (1904–1908) a lot of locals fought for Union with Greece. Some of the Macedonian Fighters were:

  • Petros Pechlivanis, Polypetro
  • Nikolaos Georgiadis, Agios Petros
  • Ioannis Ilkos, Agios Petros
  • Christos Ioannidis, Agios Petros
  • Dimitrios Karastogiannis, Agios Petros
  • Nikolaos Karastogiannis, Agios Petros
  • Athanassios Karatragiannis, Agios Petros
  • Stavros Karatragiannis, Agios Petros
  • Ekaterini Kitsouki, Agios Petros
  • Stavros Kitsoukis, Agios Petros
  • Sotirios Kotzampassis, Agios Petros
  • Athanassios Papadopoulos, Agios Petros
  • Dionyssios Papadopoulos, Agios Petros
  • father Emmanouel Papamanolis, Agios Petros

An sixth century bc Kouros found here is exhibited in the Archaeological Museum of Kilkis. Kouros of Evropos.

References

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  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)


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