Eresos-Antissa

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Eresos-Antissa
Ερεσός-Άντισσα
Σκάλα Ερεσού Θέα από Βίγλα.jpg
Location
Eresos-Antissa is located in Greece
Eresos-Antissa
Eresos-Antissa
Coordinates 39°10′N 25°56′E / 39.167°N 25.933°E / 39.167; 25.933Coordinates: 39°10′N 25°56′E / 39.167°N 25.933°E / 39.167; 25.933
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: North Aegean
Regional unit: Lesbos
Municipality: Lesbos
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 5,530
 - Area: 290.947 km2 (112 sq mi)
 - Density: 19 /km2 (49 /sq mi)
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (center): 50 m (164 ft)
Postal code: 811 05
Telephone: 22530
Auto: MY

Eresos-Antissa (Greek: Ερεσός-Άντισσα) is a former municipality on the island of Lesbos, North Aegean, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Lesbos, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It is located in the westernmost part of the island, and is the largest municipal unit of the island in land area at 290.947 km². Its population was 5,530 at the 2001 census. The seat of the municipality was in Eresos (pop. 1,097). The next largest towns are Ántissa (900), Mesótopos (853), Vatoússa (529) and Chidira (488).

Notable people[edit]

  • Terpander (7th century BC) poet and citharode

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)