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Administrative Region : East Macedonia and Thrace
Regional unit : Evros

Elaia (Greek: Ελαία meaning olives) is a village in the northern part of the Evros regional unit, Greece. Elaia is in the municipal unit of Trigono. In 2001 its population was 532. The village is located on the left bank of the river Arda. The nearest villages are Plati to its northeast and Fylakio to its south.

Year Population
1981 669
1991 611
2001 532


The village was founded during the Ottoman period by the Turks, its population was Bulgarian and Turkish. After its annexation to Greece, many Greeks from east of the Evros river began to inhabit the area.
See also

List of settlements in the Evros regional unit

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