Zitsa (Greek: Ζίτσα) is a village and a municipality in the Ioannina regional unit, Epirus, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the village Eleousa.[2] The municipality has an area of 565.566 km2, the municipal unit 65.868 km2, the community 29.169 km2.[3]

Zitsa

Ζίτσα
Zitsa municipality
Zitsa municipality
Zitsa is located in Greece
Zitsa
Zitsa
Location within the region
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Coordinates: 39°45′N 20°39′E / 39.750°N 20.650°E / 39.750; 20.650Coordinates: 39°45′N 20°39′E / 39.750°N 20.650°E / 39.750; 20.650
CountryGreece
Administrative regionEpirus
Regional unitIoannina
Area
 • Municipality565.6 km2 (218.4 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit65.87 km2 (25.43 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipality
14,766
 • Municipality density26/km2 (68/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit
1,332
 • Municipal unit density20/km2 (52/sq mi)
Community
 • Population676 (2011)
 • Area (km2)29.17
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registrationΙΝ

MunicipalityEdit

The present municipality Zitsa was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 5 former municipalities, that became municipal units (constituent communities in brackets):[2]

  • Ekali (Asfaka, Vatatades, Vlachatano, Gavrisioi, Ligopsa, Metamorfosi, Petsali)
  • Evrymenes (Delvinakopoulo, Klimatia, Kokkinochoma, Lefkothea, Paliouri, Raiko, Soulopoulo, Vasilopoulo)
  • Molossoi (Aetopetra, Chinka, Despotiko, Dovla, Ekklisochori, Foteino, Giourganista, Granitsa, Granitsopoula, Grimpovo, Kalochori, Kourenta, Polydoro, Radovizi, Rizo, Vereniki, Voutsaras, Vrosina, Vrysoula, Zalongo)
  • Pasaronas (Agios Ioannis, Anargyroi, Ano Lapsista, Eleousa, Grammeno, Kato Lapsista, Lofiskos, Lyngos, Mega Gardiki, Neochori, Peratis, Petralona, Polylofo, Rodotopi, Vageniti, Vounoplagia, Zoodochos)
  • Zitsa (Dafnofyto, Karitsa, Lithino, Protopappas, Zitsa)

Notable peopleEdit

LandmarksEdit

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.
  4. ^ Papaioannou, Achilleas Io. (2005). Ο αληθινός Γράμμος (in Greek). Thessaloniki: Mpimpis. p. 65.