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Administrative Region : Central Macedonia
Regional unit : Chalkidiki

Nea Plagia (Νέα Πλάγια) Chalkidiki

Nea Plagia is a large settlement in the prefecture of Chalkidiki. Administratively it belongs to the Municipality of Nea Propontida of the Region of Central Macedonia (Kallikratis program).

From 1999 to 2010, according to the then administrative division of Greece, it was the seat of the homonymous municipal district of the Municipality of Triglia.

In 2011 it had 1,306 inhabitants. The beach of the settlement attracts many visitors every year. The main occupation is agriculture and tourism. They are mainly produced as vegetables. Among others, there is a rural doctor's office, a rural cooperative, a kindergarten, a primary school and a cultural association.

M.δD. Nea Plagia

With 1,306 inhabitants in total, the Municipal District of Nea Plagia, consists of the settlements:

Nea Plagia [1,127], the seat and
Metochi [179].

Historical data

The area has been inhabited since prehistoric times, as can be seen from the mound, where settlements were located at that time. The inhabitants are refugees, coming from the Plagia of Eastern Thrace. They came and settled in the place where they are today after 1922. The historical sights include the 18th century bridge, located in the stream of the settlement with Nea Tenedos. This bridge is believed to have been built by monks of the shares of Vatopedi in Triglia and the Russian share in Flogita or the share of the Monastery of Zografou in the homonymous village. After the rains a decade ago, it was largely destroyed and today efforts are being made to restore it.

External links

Website of the Municipality of Triglia

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