Georgios Karaiskakis (municipality)

Georgios Karaiskakis (Greek: Γεώργιος Καραϊσκάκης) is a municipality in the regional unit of Arta, Greece, named after Georgios Karaiskakis, a leader of the Greek War of Independence. The seat of the municipality is in Ano Kalentini.[2]

Georgios Karaiskakis

Γεώργιος Καραϊσκάκης
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Georgios Karaiskakis is located in Greece
Georgios Karaiskakis
Georgios Karaiskakis
Location within the region
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Coordinates: 39°10′N 21°11′E / 39.167°N 21.183°E / 39.167; 21.183Coordinates: 39°10′N 21°11′E / 39.167°N 21.183°E / 39.167; 21.183
CountryGreece
Administrative regionEpirus
Regional unitArta
Area
 • Municipality463.9 km2 (179.1 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit174.2 km2 (67.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipality
5,780
 • Municipality density12/km2 (32/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit
2,287
 • Municipal unit density13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registrationΑΤ

MunicipalityEdit

The present municipality Georgios Karaiskakis was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

The municipality has an area of 463.889 km2, the municipal unit 174.179 km2.[3]

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.