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Skydra (Greek: Σκύδρα; Macedonian Slavic: Вартокоп, Vartokop) is a town and a municipality in the Pella peripheral unit of Macedonia in Greece.


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Municipality

The municipality Skydra was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 2 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[1]

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Skydra

Σκύδρα / Skydra

SS Skydra


Subdivisions

Division of the municipal unit Skydra with total population 15,654 (2001). The 11 (13 municipal district) departments of Skydra are:

Municipal district Population
Skydra 5,081
Arseni 1,409
Aspro 794
Dafni 667
Kalyvia 1,186
Lipochori 1,032
Mavrovouni 1,021
Nea Zoi 201
Petraia (department) 1,681
Petraia (village) 921
Loutrochori (village) 466
Plevroma (village) 294
Rizo 1,081
Sevastiana 1,501
Municipal unit of Skydra 15,654

History

In Skydra there is an ancient settlement in Mantalo.

Historical Population
Year Town population Municipality population
1991 4,562 15,237
2001 5,081 15,654

Sporting teams

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.

References

^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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