Vyssa (Greek: Βύσσα) is a former municipality in the Evros peripheral 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. Population 8,184 (2001). The seat of the municipality was in Nea Vyssa. It is named after a former village on the other side of the Evros river that is now Turkey. Refugees from that side fled into this area and settled into these villages.
Division of the municipality
- Vyssa / Δ.δ. Νέας Βύσσης -- η Νέα Βύσσα [ 2844 ]
- Kavyli / Δ.δ. Καβύλης -- η Καβύλη [ 1494 ]
- Kastanies / Δ.δ. Καστανεών -- οι Καστανιές [ 1295 ]
- Rizia / Δ.δ. Ριζίων -- τα Ρίζια [ 1684 ]
- Sterna / Δ.δ. Στέρνας -- η Στέρνα [ 867 ]
^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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