|Administrative region||Central Macedonia|
|• Municipality||239.525 km2 (92.481 sq mi)|
|• Municipal unit||120.963 km2 (46.704 sq mi)|
|Elevation||40 m (130 ft)|
|• Municipality density||84/km2 (220/sq mi)|
|• Municipal unit||15,613|
|• Municipal unit density||130/km2 (330/sq mi)|
|• Population||5,406 (2011)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
Skydra (Greek: Σκύδρα, pronounced [scˈiðra] in modern Greek, before 1926: Βερτεκόπ - Vertekop, Slavic: Вртикоп, Vrtikop) is a municipality in the Pella regional unit of Macedonia in Greece.
The municipality Skydra was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 2 former municipalities, that became municipal units:
The municipality has an area of 239.525 km2, the municipal unit 120.963 km2.
Division of the municipal unit Skidra with total population 15,613 (2011). The 11 communities of Skydra are:
- Petraia (village)
|Municipal unit of Skydra||15,613|
In Skydra there is an ancient settlement in Mandalo. The foundations of a monumental building that probably was a temple of Zeus have been uncovered.
Ioannis Chrissochoidis on Pontian Greeks settling in Skydra (1919-1940).
The town hosts two football clubs:
In addition, Skydra has a volleyball team, Aristotelis Skydras V.C., which recently was promoted at the A2 Volleyball League.