Aetos, Florina

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For the town in the Peloponnese, see Aetos, Messenia.
Aetos is located in Greece
Coordinates: 40°38′N 21°34′E / 40.633°N 21.567°E / 40.633; 21.567Coordinates: 40°38′N 21°34′E / 40.633°N 21.567°E / 40.633; 21.567
Country Greece
Administrative region West Macedonia
Regional unit Florina
Municipality Amyntaio
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 3,727
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΡΑ

Aetos (Greek: Αετός; Bulgarian: Айтос, Aytos,[2] Macedonian Slavic: Ајтос, Ajtos; ) is a village and a former municipality in Florina regional unit, West Macedonia, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Amyntaio, of which it is a municipal unit.[3] It is 18 km southeast of Florina. In 2001 it had a population 3,727.

The village is first mentioned in an Ottoman defter of 1481, where it is described as a settlement of fifty-nine households which produced vines and walnuts.[4]

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. ^ Васил Кънчов. „Македония. Етнография и статистика“. София, 1900, стр.250.
  3. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  4. ^ Kravari, Vassiliki (1989). Villes et villages de Macédoine occidentale. Réalités byzantines (in French) 2. Paris: Editions P. Lethielleux. p. 231. ISBN 2-283-60452-4.