Raches (Greek: Ράχες) is a village and a former municipality on the island of Ikaria, North Aegean, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Ikaria, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] With a population of 2,163 inhabitants (2011 census) and a land area of 101.768 km2,[3] it is the largest in area, smallest in population, and therefore the least densely populated of the three municipal units on Icaria. The other two municipal units are Agios Kirykos and Evdilos.

Raches

Ράχες
Raches is located in Greece
Raches
Raches
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 37°36′N 26°05′E / 37.600°N 26.083°E / 37.600; 26.083Coordinates: 37°36′N 26°05′E / 37.600°N 26.083°E / 37.600; 26.083
CountryGreece
Administrative regionNorth Aegean
Regional unitIkaria
MunicipalityIkaria
 • Municipal unit101.8 km2 (39.3 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
2,163
 • Municipal unit density21/km2 (55/sq mi)
Community
 • Population1,125 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Area code(s)22750
Vehicle registrationΜΟ

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  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.