Milia (Greek: Μηλιά, also Μηλέα - Milea) is a village in the northern part of the Evros regional unit, Greece. It is in the municipal unit of Trigono. In 2001 its population was 443. It is on the left bank of the river Arda, and on the border with Bulgaria. The nearest larger places are Kyprinos to its east, and Ivaylovgrad (Bulgaria) to its southwest.
The village was founded by the Ottoman Turks, and was known as Bektaşli then. 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
Milia, Evros at GEOnet Names Server
Milia on GTP Travel Pages
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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