|Time zone:||EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)|
|Elevation (center):||40 m (131 ft)|
|Population statistics (as of 2001)|
|- Area:||7.550 km² (3 sq mi)|
|- Density:||673 /km² (1,743 /sq mi)|
|- Area:||113.598 km² (44 sq mi)|
|- Density:||138 /km² (357 /sq mi)|
Skydra (Greek: Σκύδρα) is a town and municipality of Pella Prefecture in the region of Macedonia in Greece. It has a total population of 5,081 inhabitants in the town and 15,654 inhabitants in the municipality.
Name[change | edit source]
During the Ottoman Empite until 1926 Skydra was known with the name Vertikop or Vartikop. The name was derived from the Turkish or Slavic languages. It was named like that because of a river that crossed these places.
References[change | edit source]
- PDF "(875 KB) 2001 Census" (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece (ΕΣΥΕ). www.statistics.gr. http://www.statistics.gr/gr_tables/S1101_SAP_1_TB_DC_01_03_Y.pdf PDF. Retrieved 2007-10-30.
- (Greek) "Basic Characteristics". Ministry of the Interior. www.ypes.gr. http://www.ypes.gr/topiki.htm. Retrieved 2007-08-07.