Arzos is located in Greece
Coordinates 41°38′N 26°22′E / 41.633°N 26.367°E / 41.633; 26.367Coordinates: 41°38′N 26°22′E / 41.633°N 26.367°E / 41.633; 26.367
Country: Greece
Region: East Macedonia and Thrace
Regional unit: Evros
Municipality: Orestiada
Municipal unit: Trigono
Population statistics (as of 2001)
 - Population: 434
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)

Arzos (Greek: Άρζος, Turkish: Kulakli) is a village in the northwestern part of the Evros Prefecture in Greece located west of Orestiada, far from Dikaia and 166 km north of Alexandroupoli. Arzos is part of the municipal unit of Trigono. Its 2001 population was 209 for the village and 433 for the municipal district.



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Year Village population Municipal district population
1981 604 -
1991 267 -
2001 209 433


Arzos was ruled by the Ottoman Empire until the Balkan Wars of 1913, instead of Greece, it joined Bulgaria since it was invaded by them and administered until the Greco-Turkish War which finally ceded to Greece mainly without any battles. During the Catastrophe, refugees arrived from the east and forms a majority of the population today. After World War II and the Greek Civil War, many of its buildings were rebuilt. Some of its residents moved to other parts of Greece and the world. Its population lost by about two thirds of the 1981 population that made the village lost the most population in Thrace. Much of the population left for larger towns and cities as well as its suburbs around Greece and other parts of the world. Arzos has a nearby tomb dating back to the 4th century BC.

Electricity and automobiles arrived in the 1960s, it was linked with pavement in the late-20th century, television arrived in the 1980s. Internet and computers arrived in the late-1990s.

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