Eleftherio-Kordelio, Thessaloniki

Periphery: Central Macedonia
Prefecture : Thessaloniki.

Map / Location of Eleftherio-Kordelio, Thessaloniki

Eleftherio-Kordelio (Greek: ) is a municipal suburb on the western edge of the Thessaloniki metropolitan area in Greece. It was founded in 1924 by greek refugees from the town of Kordelio on the westcoast of Asia Minor (today Turkey). Eleftherio-Kordelio covers an area of 3,75 km┬▓ with 21.630 (2001) inhabitants. It's the stronghold of the nationalist LAOS Party that reached 10.25% of the municipal votes in the 2004 European Elections.
The culture of the municipality has been influenced by the Sarakatsans, a tribe of Greeks nomads that lived in several rural parts of the southern Balkans, who came to Eleftherio-Kordelio in the 1960s.

Eleftherio-Kordelio Satellite image

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