Kechros
Κέχρος
Kechros is located in Greece
Kechros
Kechros
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 41°14′N 25°51′E / 41.233°N 25.850°E / 41.233; 25.850Coordinates: 41°14′N 25°51′E / 41.233°N 25.850°E / 41.233; 25.850
CountryGreece
Administrative regionEast Macedonia and Thrace
Regional unitRhodope
MunicipalityArriana
 • Municipal unit140.6 km2 (54.3 sq mi)
Elevation
651 m (2,136 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
1,222
 • Municipal unit density8.7/km2 (23/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registrationΚΟ

Kechros (Greek: Κέχρος; Bulgarian: Мерикос, romanizedMerikos; Turkish: Mehrikoz) is a village and a former community in the Rhodope regional unit, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Arriana, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 140.617 km2.[3] It has a population of 1,222, as of 2011.

References

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ "ΦΕΚ A 87/2010, Kallikratis reform law text" (in Greek). Government Gazette.
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.