Dodoni (Greek: Δωδώνη) is a village and a municipality in the Ioannina regional unit, Epirus, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the village Agia Kyriaki (community Theriakisi).[2]

Dodoni

Δωδώνη
View of Dodoni and mount Tomaros
View of Dodoni and mount Tomaros
Dodoni is located in Greece
Dodoni
Dodoni
Location within the region
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Coordinates: 39°33′N 20°46′E / 39.550°N 20.767°E / 39.550; 20.767Coordinates: 39°33′N 20°46′E / 39.550°N 20.767°E / 39.550; 20.767
CountryGreece
Administrative regionEpirus
Regional unitIoannina
Area
 • Municipality657.5 km2 (253.9 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit101.0 km2 (39.0 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipality
9,693
 • Municipality density15/km2 (38/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit
1,338
 • Municipal unit density13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Community
 • Population184 (2011)
 • Area (km2)8.748
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registrationΙΝ

The modern village of Dodoni is located near the ancient city of same name and site of the ancient oracle of Dodona. Oedipus the King was shot here in 1967.

MunicipalityEdit

The present municipality Dodoni was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 4 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

The municipality Dodoni has an area of 657.499 km2, the municipal unit Dodoni has an area of 101.016 km2, and the community Dodoni has an area of 8.748 km2.[3]

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "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.