Kalpaki

Kalpaki (Greek: Καλπάκι) is a former municipality in the Ioannina regional unit, Epirus, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Pogoni, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It is situated about 30 km (19 mi) northwest of Ioannina, and southwest of Konitsa. The municipal unit has an area of 116.756 km2, the community 13.189 km2.[3] Population 1,719 (2011).[1] The Greek National Road 20 connects Kalpaki with Ioannina and Konitsa. The GR-22 connects Kalpaki with Kakavia, the border crossing into southern Albania.

Kalpaki

Καλπάκι
Kalpaki is located in Greece
Kalpaki
Kalpaki
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 39°53′N 20°37′E / 39.883°N 20.617°E / 39.883; 20.617Coordinates: 39°53′N 20°37′E / 39.883°N 20.617°E / 39.883; 20.617
CountryGreece
Administrative regionEpirus
Regional unitIoannina
MunicipalityPogoni
 • Municipal unit116.756 km2 (45.080 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
1,719
 • Municipal unit density15/km2 (38/sq mi)
Community
 • Population625 (2011)
 • Area (km2)13.189
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registrationΙΝ

SubdivisionsEdit

The municipal unit Kalpaki is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):[1]

  • Kalpaki (Kalpaki, Lioumpa)
  • Ano Ravenia
  • Chrysorrachi
  • Doliana (Doliana, Agios Georgios Dolianon)
  • Geroplatanos
  • Kato Ravenia
  • Mavrovouni
  • Negrades

PopulationEdit

Year Settlement population Community population Municipal unit population
1981 586 - -
1991 521 - 2,874
2001 558 754 2,324
2011 625 625 1,719

HistoryEdit

Kalpaki joined Greece after the Balkan Wars of 1913. The Battle of Elaia–Kalamas took place in the area in November 1940, during the Italian invasion of Greece.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "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.