Aetos, Florina

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Aetos
Αετός
Location
Aetos is located in Greece
Aetos
Aetos
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
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: West Macedonia
Regional unit: Florina
Municipality: Amyntaio
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 3,727
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Auto: 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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 793 KB). 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.