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Dytiko Community

Tel: +30 23820 93282
  Archaeologists have revealed that the area of Ditiko has probably been inhabited since prehistoric times.
  The first contemporary settlement was named Konikovo, meaning an area with a lot of horses. In 1922 this area was settled by Pontos refugees, who named the settlement Stiva, due to the many hayricks there. Later on, and as of 1955, the community was named Ditiko.
  The majority of Ditiko residents are of Pontos origin and are stubborn in promoting their culture. The club "Ipsilante" operates within the framework of this notion and organizes the Ipsilantia Events every year. These events include traditional Pontos song and dance on the day of St. Constantine's celebration.
  The Ditiko area, as indicated by historical sources, presents with significant activity in the Macedonian struggle era. This is the alias Nikoforos II, was heroically killed in a Turkish ambush.
  The church of St. Constantine and St. Helen stands tall and reveals its internal interesting frescos and holy icons brought here by the ancestors of Abdouramaliin Pontos.
  The Ditiko inhabitants are also very proud of the WRESTLING CLUB established in1987, which has displayed a very successful and upward course with significant distinctions. The 40 wrestlers enjoy high morale and confidence and look forward to the 2004 Olympic Games.
  The landscape surrounding Ditiko is of exceptional beauty with rich sycamore tree vegetation that follows the route of a ravine, an area of recreation andenjoyment. Thechurch of St. Sofronios stands at the village's entrance giving visitors a warmand affectionate welcome.

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