Oraiokastro
Ωραιόκαστρο
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Oraiokastro is located in Greece
Oraiokastro
Oraiokastro
Location within the region
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Coordinates: 40°44′N 22°55′E / 40.733°N 22.917°E / 40.733; 22.917Coordinates: 40°44′N 22°55′E / 40.733°N 22.917°E / 40.733; 22.917
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCentral Macedonia
Regional unitThessaloniki
Area
 • Municipality217.86 km2 (84.12 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit21.855 km2 (8.438 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipality
38,317
 • Municipality density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit
21,716
 • Municipal unit density990/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Oraiokastro (Greek: Ωραιόκαστρο) is a municipality in the Thessaloniki regional unit, Greece and a suburb of Thessaloniki.

Municipality

The municipality Oraiokastro was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

The municipality Oraiokastro has an area of 217.855 km2 and the municipal unit Oraiokastro has an area of 21.855 km2.[3]

Religious buildings

The Temple of the Hellenic Gods in Oraiokastro
The Temple of the Hellenic Gods in Oraiokastro

The Temple of the Hellenic Gods (Ελληνων Ναος), a Hellenic temple, is located in Oraiokastro, Central Macedonia.[4]

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.
  4. ^ Γιώργος Λαμπίρης/Giórgos Lampíris. "Μύθοι και αλήθειες για την ελληνική Ομάδα Ε (Myths and Truths about the Greek Group E)". newsbeast.gr, 01/11/2015. Retrieved 20/05/2017