Arethousa

Arethousa (Greek: Αρέθουσα) is a village and a community and a municipal unit of the Volvi municipality.[2] Before the 2011 local government reform it was part of the municipal unit of Arethousa was an independent municipality.[2] The 2011 census recorded 748 inhabitants in the village, 869 in the community and 2,987 inhabitants in the municipal unit.[1] The community of Arethousa covers an area of 57.021 km2 while the respective municipal unit 214.929 km2.[3]

Arethousa

Αρέθουσα
Arethousa is located in Greece
Arethousa
Arethousa
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 40°44.6′N 23°35.4′E / 40.7433°N 23.5900°E / 40.7433; 23.5900Coordinates: 40°44.6′N 23°35.4′E / 40.7433°N 23.5900°E / 40.7433; 23.5900
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCentral Macedonia
Regional unitThessaloniki
MunicipalityVolvi
 • Municipal unit214.929 km2 (82.985 sq mi)
Elevation
374 m (1,227 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Rural
748
 • Municipal unit
2,987
 • Municipal unit density14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Community
 • Population869 (2011)
 • Area (km2)57.021
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
570 02
Area code(s)+30-2395-xxx-xxx
Vehicle registrationNAx-xxxx to NXx-xxxx

Administrative divisionEdit

The community of Arethousa consists of two separate settlements:[1]

  • Arethousa (population 748)
  • Lefkouda (population 121)

The aforementioned population figures are as of 2011.[1]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ a b 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 2015-09-21.