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Ionia (Greek: Ιωνία) is a former municipality on the island of Chios, North Aegean, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Chios, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It is located in the southeastern part of the island, and has a land area of 48.272 km².[3] Its population was 3,956 at the 2011 census. The seat of the municipality was in Kallimasia (pop. 958). Other large towns are Nenita (903), Tholopotámi (647) and Katarráktis (408).

Ionia is located in Greece
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 38°17′N 26°06′E / 38.283°N 26.100°E / 38.283; 26.100Coordinates: 38°17′N 26°06′E / 38.283°N 26.100°E / 38.283; 26.100
Country Greece
Administrative region North Aegean
Regional unit Chios
Municipality Chios
 • Municipal unit 48.3 km2 (18.6 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 3,956
 • Municipal unit density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΧΙ

Notable peopleEdit


  1. ^ a b "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 2015-09-21.