Polichnitos (Greek: Πολίχνιτος) is a town and a former municipality on the island of Lesbos, North Aegean, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Lesbos, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Population 4,234 (2001). The municipal unit is located in the central south coast of the island, adjacent to the south side of the Bay of Kalloni. It has a land area of 172.629 km².[3] Its municipal seat is in the town of Polichnítos (pop. 2,102). The next largest towns are Vrísa (617), Vasiliká (400), and Lisvóri (408).

Polichnitos

Πολίχνιτος
Polichnitos is located in Greece
Polichnitos
Polichnitos
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 39°05′N 26°11′E / 39.083°N 26.183°E / 39.083; 26.183Coordinates: 39°05′N 26°11′E / 39.083°N 26.183°E / 39.083; 26.183
CountryGreece
Administrative regionNorth Aegean
Regional unitLesbos
MunicipalityLesbos
 • Municipal unit172.6 km2 (66.6 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
4,234
 • Municipal unit density25/km2 (64/sq mi)
Community
 • Population2,406 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registrationMY

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.

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