Volvi (municipality)

Volvi (Greek: Βόλβη, Vólvi) is a municipality in the Thessaloniki regional unit, Central Macedonia, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Stavros.[2] The municipality has an area of 783.014 km2.[3] It was named after Lake Volvi.

Volvi

Βόλβη
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Volvi is located in Greece
Volvi
Volvi
Location within the region
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Coordinates: 40°40′N 23°37′E / 40.667°N 23.617°E / 40.667; 23.617Coordinates: 40°40′N 23°37′E / 40.667°N 23.617°E / 40.667; 23.617
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCentral Macedonia
Regional unitThessaloniki
Area
 • Municipality783.01 km2 (302.32 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipality
23,478
 • Municipality density30/km2 (78/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

MunicipalityEdit

The municipality Volvi was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 6 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ a b 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.