Skydra

Skydra

Skydra (Σκύδρα) is a town with a population 5,081, part of the synonymous municipality in the Pella Prefecture, of Macedonia in Greece. Population 15,654 (2001).

Subdivisions

Division of the municipality with a population 15,654 (2001).
The 11 (13 municipal district) departments of Skydra are:
Municipal Department Population

Skydra (town) 5,081

Arseni(on) 1,409

Aspro(n) 794

Dafni 667

Kalyvia 1,186

Lipochori(on) 1,032
Mavrovouni(on) 1,021
Nea Zoi 201
Community of Petraia 1,681
Petraia (village) 921
Loutrochori(on) (village) 466
Plevroma (village) 294
Rizo(n) 1,081
Sevastiana 1,501
Municipality of Skydra 15,654

History

In Skydra there is an ancient settlement in Mantalo.

Historical Population

Statistics, 1981-2001
Year Population Change Municipal population Change Density

1981 --- --- --- --- ---

1991 4,562 --- 15,237 --- 135 /km²

2001 5,081 +519 15,654 +327 138 /km²

Geography

Economy

Sporting teams

The town hosts two soccer clubs:

Other

Skydra has schools, lyceum, gymnasia, banks, a train station (Veria - Skydra - Edessa), a sports centre, a post office, and squares (plateies).

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