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Ampelokipoi
Αμπελόκηποι
Location
Coordinates 40°39′N 22°55′E / 40.65°N 22.917°E / 40.65; 22.917Coordinates: 40°39′N 22°55′E / 40.65°N 22.917°E / 40.65; 22.917
Government
Country:Greece
Periphery: Central Macedonia
Prefecture: Thessaloniki
Mayor: Lazaros Kirizoglou
Population statistics (as of 2001[1])
City
 - Population: 40,959
 - Area: 1.803 km² (1 sq mi)
 - Density: 22,717 /km² (58,837 /sq mi)
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (min-max): 0 - 20 m (0 - 66 ft)
Postal: 561 21, 561 23
Telephone: +302310
Auto: Ν
Website
www.ampelokipoi.gr

Ampelokipoi (Greek: Αμπελόκηποι) is a Borough of Thessaloniki. The municipal population is 40,959 as of 2001. It has a land area of 1.803 km².

Ampelokipoi is the second commercial and entertainment area of Thessaloniki after downtown.

Authorities Edit

The Major of the city is Lazaros Kirizoglou who comes after Alexandros Stamatoulakis. The local police station is the central police center in Western Thessaloniki.

Near municipalities Edit

Thessaloniki, Menemeni, Evosmos, Stavroupoli, Neapoli.

Sport activities Edit

The municipal sports club AO Ampelokipon has football, basketball,vollezball, swimming and athletic clubs. The local stadium was training center for Olympic Games of 2004. Now is the football court of Iraklis Ampelokipon, Borras and Asteras teams and the athletic clubs. The municipality have 8 5x5 football courts.

Education Edit

The municipality has many problems in this sector because of the lack of school buildings and overpopulation.

Music Edit

Every summer are organised many music festivals where many Greek and foreign singers go. The most popular local groups is the pop grop Ditikes Sinoikies.

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Δείτε τη Διοικητική Διαίρεση" (in Greek). Hellenic Interior Ministry. www.ypes.gr. http://www.ypes.gr/UserFiles/f0ff9297-f516-40ff-a70e-eca84e2ec9b9/D_diairesi.xls. Retrieved 2009-09-09. 

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