Aiginio

Aiginio (Greek: Αιγίνιο, Αιγίνιον), known before 1926 as Libanovo (Greek: Λιμπάνοβο), is a town and a former municipality in Pieria regional unit, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Pydna-Kolindros, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 75.541 km2, the community 62.246 km2.[3] The population of the municipal unit was 4,869 people and the population of the community was 4,345 people as of 2011.[1]

Aiginio

Αιγίνιο
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Aiginio is located in Greece
Aiginio
Aiginio
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 40°30′N 22°32′E / 40.500°N 22.533°E / 40.500; 22.533Coordinates: 40°30′N 22°32′E / 40.500°N 22.533°E / 40.500; 22.533
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCentral Macedonia
Regional unitPieria
MunicipalityPydna-Kolindros
 • Municipal unit75.541 km2 (29.167 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
4,869
 • Municipal unit density64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Community
 • Population4,345 (2011)
 • Area (km2)62.246
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
602 00
Area code(s)23530
Vehicle registrationKN

Municipal unitEdit

The municipal unit of Aiginio consists of the settlements of Aiginio (population 4,153), Megali Gefyra (population 192) and Katachas (population 524).[1] Aiginio and Megali Gefyra constitute the community of Aiginio while Katachas is the other community of the municipal unit.

Sporting teamsEdit

Aiginio hosts the sport clubs Aiginiakos F.C., football club that have played in third national division and the volleyball club Niki Aiginiou that plays in A1 Ethniki Volleyball (first level).

Sport clubs based in Aiginio
Club Founded Sports Achievements
Aiginiakos F.C. 1972 Football Presence in Football League
Niki Aiginiou 1990 Volleyball presence in A1 Ethniki volleyball

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived from the original (PDF) on 21 September 2015.