Ampelakia (Greek: Αμπελάκια meaning vineyards) is a village in the municipality of Orestiada in the northern part of the Evros regional unit in Greece. Its population was 574 in 2001. Ampelakia is located about 12 km west of central Orestiada. The nearest larger village is Neochori to its northeast.
Its name during the Ottoman period was Kouliaklis. Its population was made up of Bulgarians, Turks and Greeks. After a brief period of Bulgarian rule between 1913 and 1919, it became part of Greece. As a result its Bulgarian and Turkish population was exchanged with Greek refugees, mainly from today's Turkey.
List of settlements in the Evros regional unit
Ambelakia on GTP Travel Pages
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