Skydra (Greek: Σκύδρα; Macedonian Slavic: Вартокоп, Vartokop) is a town and a municipality in the Pella peripheral unit of Macedonia in Greece.
The municipality Skydra was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 2 former municipalities, that became municipal units:
Division of the municipal unit Skydra with total population 15,654 (2001). The 11 (13 municipal district) departments of Skydra are:
|Municipal unit of Skydra||15,654|
In Skydra there is an ancient settlement in Mantalo.
Year Town population Municipality population
1991 4,562 15,237
2001 5,081 15,654
The town hosts two football clubs:
Aetos Skydra, plays in the Greek Football League 2
Nea Genia Skydras FC, plays in the fifth Division of Greece (amateur league of the Pella Prefecture in Central Macedonia).
Also, Skydra has a volleyball team named Aristotelis Skydras which recently was promoted at the A2 Volleyball League.
^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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