Asprovalta

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Asprovalta in 2009.

Asprovalta (Greek: Ασπροβάλτα) is a town near Thessaloniki in northern Greece. It was the seat of the Agios Georgios municipality. Since January 2011, Asprovalta belongs to the Municipality of Volvi. The population is around 3,039 people.[1]

History[change | change source]

According to a book about Simonopetra, Asprovalta was built in the 16th century. Its first name was Aspra Valta. After the Greco-Turkish War, 54 families from western Turkey moved to Asprovalta.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. ""Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-03-18. Retrieved 2016-07-28.
  2. "Ιστορία". Δημοτικό Σχολείο Ασπροβάλτας. Archived from the original on 24 July 2014. Retrieved 15 July 2014.