Attavyros (municipality)

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Attavyros
Αττάβυρος
Location within the Regional Unit of Rhodes
Location within the Regional Unit of Rhodes
Location
Attavyros is located in Greece
Attavyros
Attavyros
Coordinates 36°14′N 27°51′E / 36.233°N 27.850°E / 36.233; 27.850Coordinates: 36°14′N 27°51′E / 36.233°N 27.850°E / 36.233; 27.850
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: South Aegean
Regional unit: Rhodes
Municipality: Rhodes
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 3,225
 - Area: 234.4 km2 (91 sq mi)
 - Density: 14 /km2 (36 /sq mi)
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
View of Siana

Attavyros (Greek: Αττάβυρος) is a former municipality on the island of Rhodes, in the Dodecanese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Rhodes, of which it is a municipal unit.[2]

Geography[edit]

The population is 3,225 (2001 census); the land area is 234.350 km². It is the westernmost municipal unit on the island, occupying the central portion of its western coast. The seat of the municipality was in Empona (pop. 1,216). Its largest other towns are Ágios Isídoros (590) and Kritinía (542). In land area it is the second-largest municipal unit on Rhodes and the second-least densely populated, after South Rhodes (Notia Rodos).

The municipal unit is composed by five communities:

Community Population (2001) Localities
(main locality shown in italics)
Agios Isidoros
(Άγιος Ισίδωρος)
590
Agios Isidoros (590 inh.)
Emponas
(Έμπωνας)
1,451
Emponas (1,216 inh.)
Mandriko (Μανδρικό, 235 inh.)
Kritinia
(Κρητηνία)
606
Kritinia (542 inh.)
Kameiros Skala (Κάμειρος Σκάλα, 64 inh.)
Monolithos
(Μονόλιθος)
334
Monolithos (334 inh.)
Siana
(Σιάνα)
244
Siana (229 inh.)
Lakki (Λακκί, 15 inh.)

Gallery[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. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

External links[edit]

Media related to Attavyros at Wikimedia Commons