Tycheró (Greek: Τυχερό, [tiçeˈro]) is a town and 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 Soufli, of which it is a municipal unit. Population 4,103 (2001). Tychero is situated near the river Evros, which forms the border with Turkey here. The Greek National Road 51/E85 (Alexandroupoli - Orestiada - Ormenio) passes west of the town. Tychero is located south of Soufli, south-southwest of Orestiada, northwest of İpsala (Turkey), north of Feres and northeast of Alexandroupoli.
Division of the municipality
- Tychero / Δ.δ. Τυχερού -- το Τυχερόν [ 2031 ]
- Lefkimmi / Δ.δ. Λευκίμμης -- η Λευκίμμη [ 342 ]
- Lyra / Δ.δ. Λύρας -- η Λύρα [ 246 ]
- Provaton / Δ.δ. Προβατώνος [ 1097 ]
- Fylakton / Δ.δ. Φυλακτού -- το Φυλακτόν [ 387 ]
Year Village population Municipality population
1981 2,031 -
1991 2,004 4,188
2001 2,031 4,103
Under Ottoman rule Tychero was known as Bıdıklı (Greek: Μπίντικλι). After the Balkan Wars (1912-1913) it became part of Bulgaria, and it became part of Greece in 1920. It was renamed to Tychio, which was changed to the current name Tychero in 1953. In February 2006 Tychero was struck by a flood of the Evros river.
Tychero (municipality) on GTP Travel Pages
Tychero (town) on GTP Travel Pages
^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
^ Name changes of settlements in Greece
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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