Thymaria, Evros

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Thymaria (Greek : Θυμαριά; Turkish : Köpekli) is a village in Greece, approximately 23 km south of Soufli. It is part of the municipal unit Tychero. It has a population of 361 (1991 census).

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Turkish language Turkic language (possibly Altaic)

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Greece republic in Southeast Europe

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The village of Thymaria was established in 1921 by Greek refugees from a village on the Turkish side of the river Evros named Çiftlikköy.

Maritsa river

The Maritsa, Meriç or Evros is, with a length of 480 km (300 mi), the longest river that runs solely in the interior of the Balkans. Its drainage area is about 53,000 km2 (20,000 sq mi), of which 66.2% in Bulgaria, 27.5% in Turkey and 6.3% in Greece. It has its origin in the Rila Mountains in Western Bulgaria, flowing southeast between the Balkan and Rhodope Mountains, past Plovdiv and Parvomay to Edirne, Turkey. East of Svilengrad, Bulgaria, the river flows eastwards, forming the border between Bulgaria and Greece, and then between Turkey and Greece. At Edirne, the river flows through Turkish territory on both banks, then turns towards the south and forms the border between Greece on the west bank and Turkey on the east bank to the Aegean Sea. Turkey was given a small sector on the west bank opposite the city of Edirne. The river enters the Aegean Sea near Enez, where it forms a river delta. The Tundzha is its chief tributary; the Arda is another one. The lower course of the Maritsa/Evros forms part of the Bulgarian-Greek border and most of the Greek–Turkish border. The upper Maritsa valley is a principal east-west route in Bulgaria. The unnavigable river is used for power production and irrigation.

Çiftlikköy Place in Yalova, Turkey

Çiftlikköy is a town and district of Yalova Province in the Marmara region of Turkey. The mayor is Metin Dağ (DP).


Coordinates: 40°59′38″N26°16′01″E / 40.994°N 26.267°E / 40.994; 26.267

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