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Administrative Region : Central Macedonia
Regional unit : Kilkis

Polykastro (Greek: Πολύκαστρο), is a town and a former municipality in Kilkis peripheral unit, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Paionia, of which it is a municipal unit, and the seat.

  • Polykastron / Δ.δ. Πολυκάστρου [ 6497 ]
  • Axiochorion / Δ.δ. Αξιοχωρίου [ 471 ]
  • Aspros / Δ.δ. Άσπρου -- ο Άσπρος [ 912 ]
  • Vafiochorion / Δ.δ. Βαφιοχωρίου [ 1012 ]
  • Eiriniko / Δ.δ. Ειρηνικού (της πρώην κοινότητας Ακρίτα) -- το Ειρηνικόν [ 117 ]
  • Evzonoi / Δ.δ. Ευζώνων [ 1266 ]
  • Korona / Δ.δ. Κορώνας (της πρώην κοινότητας Ακρίτα) -- η Κορώνα [ 70 ]
  • Limnotopos / Δ.δ. Λιμνοτόπου [ 418 ]
  • Mikros Dasos / Δ.δ. Μικρού Δάσους -- το Μικρόν Δάσος [ 512 ]
  • Pefkodasos / Δ.δ. Πευκοδάσους -- το Πευκοδάσος [ 637 ]
  • Pontoirakleia / Δ.δ. Ποντοηρακλείας [ 820 ]
  • Famous inhabitants of Polykastro

    Ivančo Karašulata (1875–1905), IMRO revolutionary
    Michael Sionidis[1], (1870–1935), Greek Macedonian Leader in the Macedonian Struggle
    Georgios Karaiskakis Vogdantsiotis [2], Greek Macedonian Leader in the Macedonian Struggle
    Anton Yugov (1904–1991), Prime Minister of Bulgaria
    Alexandros Karathodoros, (1908–1981), member of parliament (1946–1967), minister of transport (1952–1954)
    Pagonis Vakalopoulos, international football player
    Zafirios Katramadas, actor
    Chryssoula Goudenoudi, champion runner
    Vasiliki Papa, actress,singer


    References

    ^ a b c d (Greek) Dikaeos Vassiliadis, "History of Polykastro", Polykastro
    ^ a b Vasil Kanchov, Macedonia; Ethnography and Statistics, 1900
    ^ "Karasouli -- Polykastron". Retrieved 2009-05-01. Pandektis: Name Changes of Settlements in Greece, copiled by the Institute for Neohellenic Research
    ^ a b "History of Macedonia I" N. G. L. Hammond, 1972
    ^ a b c d e f g h In Greek "Macedonia: 4.000 years of Greek Civilization" Sakellariou, 1990
    ^ a b "Historical Maps of Europe" Centennia, U.S.A. 1992
    ^ a b c In Greek: "History of Modern Hellenism 1204-1985" K. Vakalopoulos, Thessaloniki
    ^ a b In Greek "The Cultural Identity of Greeks in Pelagonia (1912-1930)" Nikolaos Vassiliadis, Aristoteles University of Thessaloniki, 2004, p. 230
    ^ In Greek: Neoklis Kazazis "To Makedonikon Problima (The Macedonian Problem". Athens, 1907
    ^ In Greek: "Modern History of Macedonia 1830-1912" K. Vakalopoulos, Thessaloniki
    ^ In Greek: "The Macedonian Struggle" K. Vakalopoulos, C. Nerantzis, 2000
    ^ a b In Greek: "Centers of Orginising, Action and Resistance of the Greeks of Kilkis Prefecture During the Macedonian Struggle" Christos Intos, Records of Convention "100 Years after Pavlos Melas' Death", Company of Macedonian Studies (CMS), Thessaloniki 2004
    ^ a b In Greek: Obscure Native Macedonian Fighters" Company of Macedonian Studies (CMS), University Studio Press, Thessaloniki, 2008
    ^ a b Vasil Kanchov. „Makedoniya. Etnografiya i Statistika“. Sofiya, 1900, page.151.
    ^ D.M.Brancoff. "La Macédoine et sa Population Chrétienne". Paris, 1905, р.194-195.
    ^ In Greek: "The Armed Phase of Macedonian Struggle 1904-1908" K. Vakalopoulos, Thessaloniki
    ^ In Greek: "The Armed Phase of Macedonian Struggle 1904-1908" K. Vakalopoulos, Thessaloniki
    ^ Georgi Daskalov; The Bulgarians in Aegean Macedonia - Myth or reality; 1996; p.145 (in Bulgarian)

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