Aristotelis (municipality)

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Aristotelis
Αριστοτέλης
Location
Aristotelis is located in Greece
Aristotelis
Aristotelis
Coordinates 40°24′N 23°53′E / 40.400°N 23.883°E / 40.400; 23.883Coordinates: 40°24′N 23°53′E / 40.400°N 23.883°E / 40.400; 23.883
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Central Macedonia
Regional unit: Chalkidiki
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Municipality
 - Population: 18,294
 - Area: 739.9 km2 (286 sq mi)
 - Density: 25 /km2 (64 /sq mi)
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)

Aristotelis (Greek: Αριστοτέλης) is a municipality in the Chalkidiki regional unit, Central Macedonia, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Ierissos.[2] The municipality is named after the ancient philosopher Aristotle, whose birthplace, Stagira, lies within its bounds.

Municipality[edit]

The municipality Aristotelis was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (xls 2,7 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece.  (Greek)
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)