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Periphery: East Macedonia and Thrace
Prefecture : Evros

Municipality Trigono

Trígono (Greek: Τρίγωνο, [ˈtriɣono], meaning "triangle") is a former municipality in the Evros regional unit, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Orestiada, of which it is a municipal unit.[1] Its population is 6,656 (2001 census). The seat of the municipality was in Dikaia. The municipality was created in 1997 under the Capodistrian Plan. Its area is 392.538 km². Trigono is the country's northernmost municipal unit, situated in the triangle between the rivers Evros and Ardas. It borders Bulgaria to the north and west, and Turkey to the northeast. The nearest cities are Svilengrad (Bulgaria) to the north, Edirne (Turkey) to the east and Orestiada to the southeast. The area consists mainly of low hills, with plains in the river valleys, and higher elevations up to 400 m towards the west.

The area of Trigono was under Ottoman Turkish rule until the 1912-1913 Balkan Wars. After 7 years of Bulgarian rule, it was ceded to Greece in 1920.

Subdivisions

Division of the municipality

  • Dikaia / Δ.δ. Δικαίων [ 1177 ]
    • Dikaia / τα Δίκαια [ 797 ]
    • Dilofos / ο Δίλοφος [ 81 ]
    • Krios / ο Κριός [ 53 ]
    • Palli / η Πάλλη [ 246 ]
  • Arzos / Δ.δ. Άρζου [ 433 ]
    • Arzos / ο Άρζος [ 209 ]
    • Kanadas / ο Καναδάς [ 224 ]
  • Elaia / Δ.δ. Ελαίας -- η Ελαία [ 532 ]
  • Therapeio / Δ.δ. Θεραπειό (της πρώην κοινότητας Κυπρίνου) -- το Θεραπειό [ 133 ]
  • Komara / Δ.δ. Κομάρων -- τα Κόμαρα [ 774 ]
  • Marasia / Δ.δ. Μαρασίων -- τα Μαράσια [ 198 ]
  • Milea / Δ.δ. Μηλέα (της πρώην κοινότητας Κυπρίνου) -- η Μηλέα [ 104 ]
  • Ormenio / Δ.δ. Ορμενίου -- το Ορμένιον [ 807 ]
  • Pentalofos / Δ.δ. Πενταλόφου -- ο Πεντάλοφος [ 665 ]
  • Petrota / Δ.δ. Πετρωτών -- τα Πετρωτά [ 312 ]
  • Plati / Δ.δ. Πλάτης -- η Πλάτη [ 601 ]
  • Ptelea / Δ.δ. Πτελέας -- η Πτελέα [ 477 ]
  • Spilaion / Δ.δ. Σπηλαίου -- το Σπήλαιον [ 443 ]

Population
Year Municipal unit population
1991 8,706
2001 6,656
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Arzos

Arzos is a village of the Trigono municipality in the NE part of Evros. In the region a grave from the 4th century BC was found. With Kanadas it forms the district of Arzos.

Komara

Small Agios Dimitrios Church in Komara

Ptelea

Ptelea is a village of the Trigono municipality founded 1927 by refuges from East Romylia.

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