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Sapes is located in Greece
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Country Greece
Administrative region East Macedonia and Thrace
Regional unit Rhodope
Municipality Maroneia-Sapes
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 9,542
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΚΟ

Sapes (Greek: Σάπες, Turkish: Şapçı) is a town and a former municipality in the Rhodope regional unit, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Maroneia-Sapes, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.[2] The population is 9,542 (2001).


The province of Sapes (Greek: Επαρχία Σαπών) was one of the provinces of the Rhodope Prefecture. Its territory corresponded with that of the current municipal unit Sapes and the municipality Arriana, except the municipal unit Organi.[3] It was abolished in 2006.


  1. De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. Detailed census results 1991 PDF (39 MB) (Greek) (French)

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