Synonyms for stavrochori or Related words with stavrochori
Examples of "stavrochori"
(Greek meaning cross town) may refer to several villages in Greece:
Neochori () is a community in the municipality of Xanthi in the Xanthi regional unit of Greece. It consists of the settlements of Neochori, Ioniko, Kalyva, Kato Ioniko, Sidiropetra and
Other places nearby are Schinokapsala, Orino,
, Bebonas, Chrisopigi, Lapithos, Aghios Stefanos, Pefki, Lithines, Upper and Lower Pervolakia. These feature stone built houses and narrow paved streets, along with ancient stonewashed houses. There are many small churches scattered around the hillside on the top of peaks, built in caves, and by the side of springs. These churches represent the predominant Orthodox religion.
is a historic village of eastern Crete. It belonged to the former province of Sitia and later to the former Makry Gialos municipality. Today it is part of Ierapetra municipality. It is located in a wooded valley, 29 kilometers north east from Ierapetra and 35 kilometers southwest from Sitia. Once it was the most populous village of the region and the administrative center of the surrounding settlements. Since the last 30 years, the majority of its population has moved to the seaside settlement of Koutsouras, 7 kilometers to the south.
is a traditional village with many sights. It is also the birthplace of Ioannis Papachatzakis or " Stravogiannios ", a violinist, who lived and died in Ierapetra. He was one of the most important Cretan traditional organ players of the last century.
Makry Gialos () is a former municipality in Lasithi, Crete, Greece, with a population 3,894 in 2011. It is located on the south-east coast of Crete. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Ierapetra, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of . The seat of the municipality was in Koutsouras, 22 kilometers east of Ierapetra. It was established in 1998 when the communities of Schinokapsala, Orino,
, Chrisopigi, Aghios Stefanos, Pefki, Lithines and Pervolakia amalgamated into one municipality (Δήμος).
The municipal unit Makry Gialos, established as a municipality in 1998, with an area of and a population of 3,894 in 2011, consists of the communities of Schinokapsala with the settlements of Achlia, Galini and Mavros Kolimbos, Oreino with the settlements of Agios Panteleimon, Andrianos and Kalyvitis,
with the settlements of Koutsouras, Lapithos and Tsikalaria, Chrysopigi with the settlement of Mpemponas, Agios Stefanos with the settlement of Makry Gialos, Pefki with the settlements of Analipsi, Aspros Potamos and Pilalimata, Lithines with the settlements of Azali and Lagada, and finally Perivolakia with the settlements of Epano Pervolakia, Kalo Nero, Moni Kapsa and Pezoulas.
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