Chrysoupoli

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Chrysoupoli

Χρυσούπολη
Chrysoupoli, Greece 11.jpg
Chrysoupoli is locatit in Greece
Chrysoupoli
Chrysoupoli
Location athin the regional unit
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Coordinates: 40°59′N 24°42′E / 40.983°N 24.700°E / 40.983; 24.700Coordinates: 40°59′N 24°42′E / 40.983°N 24.700°E / 40.983; 24.700
KintraGreece
Admeenistrative regionEast Macedonie an Thrace
Regional unitKavala
MunicipalityNestos
Elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipality
22331
 • Municipal unit
16004
Community
 • Population8,885 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
642 00
Aurie code(s)25910
Vehicle registrationΚΒ

Chrysoupoli (Greek: Χρυσούπολη) is a toun an a umwhile municipality in the Kavala regional unit, East Macedonie an Thrace, Greece. Syne the 2011 local govrenment reform it is pairt o the municipality Nestos, o which it is the seat an a municipal unit.[2] The population of the municipal unit of Chrysoupoli in 2011 was 16,004.

It wis kent as "Sarışaban" durin Ottoman rule. It wis a kaza centre in the Sanjak o Drama, part of the Salonica Vilayet, afore the Balkan Wars.

Its auld name wis Sapaioi atween 1913-1929.[3]

The Nestos Natur Museum is situatit in Chrysoupoli.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. http://www.mlahanas.de/Greece/Cities/Chrysoupoli.html