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Skydra municipality map
Skydra municipality map
Skydra is located in Greece
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Macedonia
Regional unit Pella
 • Municipality 239.525 km2 (92.481 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 120.663 km2 (46.588 sq mi)
Elevation 40 m (130 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 20,188
 • Municipality density 84/km2 (220/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 15,613
 • Municipal unit density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
 • Population 5406
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 585 00
Area code(s) 23810
Vehicle registration ΕΕ

Skydra or Skidra (Greek: Σκύδρα, pronounced  in modern Greek; formerly Vertekop Greek: Βέρτεκοπ, Slavic: Вартокоп, Vartokop) is a municipality in the Pella regional unit of Macedonia in Greece.


The municipality Skydra was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 2 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

Municipal unit of Skydra

Division of the municipal unit Skidra with total population 15,613 (2011). The 11 communities of Skydra are:
Map Municipal district Population
Skidra is located in Greece Dimos Skydras
Skidra 5,406
Arseni 1,396
Aspro 808
Dafni 679
Kalyvia 1,095
Lipochori 1,031
Mavrovouni 1,006
Nea Zoi 151
Petraia (community)
- Petraia (village)
- Loutrochori
- Plevroma
- 918
- 458
- 261
Rizo 1,012
Sevastiana 1,392
Municipal unit of Skydra 15,613


In Skydra there is an ancient settlement in Mandalo.

Historical Population

Year Town Municipal unit Municipality
1991 4,562 15,237 -
2001 5,081 15,654 -
2011 5,406 15,613 20,188

Sporting teams

The town hosts two football clubs:

In addition, Skydra has a volleyball team, Aristotelis Skydras V.C., which recently was promoted at the A2 Volleyball League.


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  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
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