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Nea Kios (Greek: Νέα Κίος), is a village and former municipality in Argolis, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Argos-Mykines, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 5.700 km2.[3] It was founded by refugees from Cius in Bithynia after the expulsion of the Greeks from Asia Minor.

Nea Kios

Νέα Κίος
Nea Kios is located in Greece
Nea Kios
Nea Kios
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 37°35′N 22°44′E / 37.583°N 22.733°E / 37.583; 22.733Coordinates: 37°35′N 22°44′E / 37.583°N 22.733°E / 37.583; 22.733
CountryGreece
Administrative regionPeloponnese
Regional unitArgolis
MunicipalityArgos-Mykines
 • Municipal unit5.70 km2 (2.20 sq mi)
Elevation
5 m (16 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
2,778
 • Municipal unit density490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
210 53
Area code(s)27510
Vehicle registrationAP
A fisherman in Nea Kios displays his catch.

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GeographyEdit

Nea Kios is situated in a plain on the coast of the Argolic Gulf, at the mouth of the river Inachos. It is 4 km northwest of Myloi, 6 km south of Argos and 6 km northwest of Nafplio. Near Nea Kios is the site of the ancient town of Temenium.

Historical populationEdit

Year Municipal unit
1981 2,272
1991 2,456
2001 3,646
2011 2,778

Town partnershipsEdit

Nea Kios fosters partnerships with the following places:

The partnership agreement between Nea Kios and Meddersheim was read out by mayors Georgios Maninis (Nea Kios) and Tilo Krauß (Meddersheim) and signed amid much festivity on 15 July 2008 in Meddersheim.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  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.
  4. ^ Partnership with Meddersheim Archived 2013-12-03 at the Wayback Machine

See alsoEdit