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Administrative Region : Central Macedonia
Regional unit : Chalkidiki

Nea Kallikrateia (Νέα Καλλικράτεια) Chalkidiki

Nea Kallikrateia is a town in Chalkidiki, created after the Population Exchange in 1922, with refugees from the town of Kallikrateia in Eastern Thrace. Today it is a municipal district of the Municipality of Nea Propontida (Law 3852/2010, "Kallikratis" Program). Ecclesiastically it belongs to the metropolis of Kassandreia and its Patron Saint is Osia Paraskevi the Passenger (the New). According to the 2001 census, there were 6,204 permanent residents.

It has 3 kindergartens, 2 primary schools, 1 Gymnasium, 1 Lyceum, Urban Press Health Center [1] OTE, KEP and other services. The main occupations of the inhabitants are tourism, fishing and agriculture [2].

In Nea Kallikrateia there is a sports club, with departments in basketball, volleyball (AS Kentavros N. Kallikrateias), handball (AS Kallikratis), football (PO Nea Kallikrateia) and other sports [3].

Kallikratia, Chalkidiki, Greece - View on city

Historical data

It seems that the area has been inhabited since the Neolithic era, while archeological excavations have brought to light a tombstone of a daughter holding a dove in her left hand (dating to 440 BC), which is now kept in the Archaeological Museum of Thessaloniki.

The modern settlement was founded after 1922, with the Exchange of populations by refugees from Kallikrateia, Eastern Thrace, who settled in the area, which was the Metochi of the Monastery of Xenophon of Mount Athos and was called Stomion.

External links

Information about the Municipality of Kallikrateia from the TEDK of Halkidiki Website of the Municipality of Propontis that belongs to the town

References

ERT3 [dead link], The new wing of the Hospital of Halkidiki and the Health Press Center of N. Kallikrateia was established by the Minister of Health, February 25, 2008
"Website of the Municipality of Kallikrateia". It was archived from the original on May 10, 2009. Retrieved March 3, 2008.
"AO Nea Kallikrateia". It was archived from the original on December 27, 2010. Retrieved March 3, 20

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