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Makri (Greek: Μάκρη) is a village and a municipal district of the city of Alexandroupoli, Evros regional unit, Greece. In 2001 its population was 805 for the village, and 1,642 for the municipal district. It is situated on the Aegean Sea coast, 12 km west of downtown Alexandroupoli. Makri has an exit on the Egnatia Odos motorway, that passes north of the village.

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Makri, pop. 805
Dikella, pop. 285
Ennato, pop. 200
Koimisi Theotokou, pop. 39
Mesimvria, pop. 149
Panorama, pop. 33
Paralia Dikellon, pop. 25
Plaka, pop. 106

Year Village population Population municipal district
1981 - 1,334
1991 738 -
2001 820 1,674
Local Bulgarian young girls, Makri 1915

Makri was ruled by the Ottoman Empire until the Balkan Wars of 1912 under the name "Miri". It was a part of Bulgaria after 1912. In 1920 it became a part of Greece, in 1941 Bulgarian sovereignty is restored, in 1947 Paris treaty handed it to Greece.
See also

List of settlements in the Evros regional unit

External links

Makri on GTP Travel Pages


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