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Administrative Region : Central Macedonia
Regional unit : Kilkis

Drosato (Greek: Δροσάτο, Bulgarian: Патарос) is a Greek settlement located north of Kilkis, west of the GR-65 (Kilkis - Sidirokastro) and about 8 km southeast of the border with the FYROM (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) and 5 km southeast of Lake Doirani. Drosato was the seat of the municipality of Doirani.


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Villages

Drosato
Doirani
Koryfi

Nearest places

Doirani, northwest
Amaranta, north
Makryplagia, east
Chersi, southwest

Geography

Drosato is situated in a valley area that is surrounded with hills. The geography consists of farmlands covering the central and the western parts, and the eastern part is hilly with some farmlands, the remainder of the area is forested.

History

The population has been growing since the 1980s. In 2001, the Drosato Health Center shut its doors for good due to its declining population of the northern half of the prefecture since the 1950s, the health center had low budget not enough for the population that even some people opposed. The nearest hospital is now in Kilkis.
Population
Year Village population Municipal district population
1991 864 -
2001 1,068 1,392
External links

Drosato on GTP Travel Pages

See also

List of settlements in the Kilkis regional unit

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