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Administrative Region : West Macedonia
Regional unit : Kozani

Emporio (Greek: Εμπόριο, Bulgarian: Емборе, Embore) is a village in the northern Kozani regional unit, Greece. It was the seat of the municipality Mouriki. The population was 1003 in 2001.

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According to Ottoman document from 1626–1627, there were 71 Christian households in the village in the first half of the 17th century.[1]

There were three Bulgarian schools in Emporio in the beginning of the 20th century.[2]

In 1913, after the Balkan Wars and with the conditions of the Treaty of Bucharest, this area of Macedonia became part of Greece and local Bulgarians were oppressed by Greek guerillas.[3] As a result, many Bulgarians from Emporio emigrated to Bulgaria.

Notable persons

Kroum Pindoff, Bulgarian-Canadian businessman


^ Турски извори за българската история, т. VII, София 1986, с. 333
^ D.M.Brancoff. "La Macedoine et sa Population Chretienne". Paris, 1905, p.178-179.
^ Report of the International Commission to inquire into the causes and conduct of the Balkan wars, published by the Endowment Washington, d.c. 1914, p. 200..

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