Dikaios, Kos

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Dikaios
Δίκαιος
Location
Dikaios is located in Greece
Dikaios
Dikaios
Coordinates 36°52′N 27°12′E / 36.867°N 27.200°E / 36.867; 27.200Coordinates: 36°52′N 27°12′E / 36.867°N 27.200°E / 36.867; 27.200
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: South Aegean
Regional unit: Kos
Municipality: Kos
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 6,094
 - Area: 62.6 km2 (24 sq mi)
 - Density: 97 /km2 (252 /sq mi)
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)

Dikaios (Greek: Δίκαιος) is a former municipality on the island of Kos, in the Dodecanese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Kos, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Population 6,094 (2001). The seat of the municipality was in Zipari (pop. 2,355). The other large town is Pyli (pop. 2,431). The municipal unit, which comprises about one-fifth of the island's territory, has a land area of 62.575 km². It shares the island of Kos with the municipal units of Kos and Irakleides.

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)