Nea Moudania

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Nea Moudania (sometimes referred simply as Moudania) is a Greek city in the region of Macedonia located in Chalcidice and it is also the capital of Nea Moudania Municipality. The city's population is 6.475 inhabitants and the municipality's population is 17.032 inhabitants according to the 2001 census. It is a very important city because it is one of the most powerful cities in fishing with Nea Michaniona in Central Macedonia.

History[change | change source]

Nea Moudania was built in 1922 by some emigres of Asia Minor (Anatolia). These people used to live in the city of Moudania (Turkish: Mudanya) and started being farmers or fishers. They were forced to leave their homes after the Treaty of Lausanne. They first came in 1923 and they developed their town quickly and became a big turistic place.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Location and history of Moudania". Archived from the original on 2015-02-14. Retrieved 2009-12-29.