Bizani

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Bizani
Μπιζάνι
Location
Bizani is located in Greece
Bizani
Bizani
Coordinates 39°34′N 20°52′E / 39.567°N 20.867°E / 39.567; 20.867Coordinates: 39°34′N 20°52′E / 39.567°N 20.867°E / 39.567; 20.867
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Epirus
Regional unit: Ioannina
Municipality: Ioannina
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 4,241
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Auto: ΙΝ

Bizani (Greek: Μπιζάνι) is a village and a former municipality in the Ioannina regional unit, Epirus, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Ioannina, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] In 2001 its population was 4,241. The seat of the municipality was in Pedini. The municipal unit is situated in the plains and low hills south and southwest of Ioannina. The Greek National Road 5 (Ioannina - Arta), the Greek National Road 17 (Ioannina - Dodoni) and the Egnatia Odos motorway (Igoumenitsa - Ioannina - Thessaloniki) pass through the municipal unit.

Subdivisions[edit]

The municipalunit Bizani is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):

Population[edit]

Year Population
1991 3,052
2001 4,241

History[edit]

Bizani was the location of the Battle of Bizani that took place in February 1913 as part of the Balkan Wars as the last stronghold for Ioannina and the remainder of Epirus before ending almost five centuries of Ottoman Turkish rule.

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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)