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  Agios Mamas is a village with a population of 1342 inhabitants, located between the Kassandra and the Sithonia peninsulas.
  Its waterfront settlements "Portes", "Varkes" and "Gremia", located towards Thermaikos Bay, include the largest hotels and Municipal camping sites.
  There are new holiday settlements that are currently under development at Agios Mamas beaches on the Toroneos Bay side.
  The village is famous throughout Greece for its "Agios Mamas trade fair", a pole of attraction for thousands of visitors in early September.
  The oldest known organized settlement in the area of Agios Mamas was located in the hillock of the same name (where there are currently excavations taking place) and had been in existence since as early as 5000 BC.
  However, the oldest known records attesting to the existence of the village - with its current name, what is more - are Mount Athos documents of 1047 BC.
  In 1423 the Ottomans subjugated Agios Mamas. In the mid-15th century the village belonged to an Ottoman ruler (Michael Bei). In 1821 the inhabitants of the village played an active part in the Greek revolution. The first known historical attestation to the trade and cattle fair dates back to 1870.
  The village took its name from Agios Mamas.

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Geographical Data

Type of location: Wetland, Wetland, Municipal district, Archaeological site
Postal Code: 63200
Tel +30 23730
Altitude: 14 meters
Longitude: 23o 20' 07.84" E
Latitude: 40o 15' 32.65" N

Population Census

Year Population
1991 1006
1981 840

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