Arnissa

Arnissa (Greek: Άρνισσα, before 1926: Όστροβον, Ostrovon;[2]) is a town in the Pella regional unit of Macedonia, Greece. It is located near the Lake Vegoritida and Mount Kaimakchalan and is the seat of the Vegoritida Municipality. It has a population of 1,557 (as of 2011).

Arnissa

Άρνισσα
Arnissa is located in Greece
Arnissa
Arnissa
Coordinates: 40°48′N 21°50′E / 40.800°N 21.833°E / 40.800; 21.833Coordinates: 40°48′N 21°50′E / 40.800°N 21.833°E / 40.800; 21.833
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCentral Macedonia
Regional unitPella
MunicipalityEdessa
Municipal unitVegoritida
Community
 • Population1,557 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

HistoryEdit

The Battle of Ostrovo was fought near the town in 1041.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Name changes of settlements in Greece