Georgios Karaiskakis (municipality)

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Georgios Karaiskakis
Γεώργιος Καραϊσκάκης
Georgios Karaiskakis is located in Greece
Georgios Karaiskakis
Georgios Karaiskakis
Coordinates 39°10′N 21°11′E / 39.167°N 21.183°E / 39.167; 21.183Coordinates: 39°10′N 21°11′E / 39.167°N 21.183°E / 39.167; 21.183
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Epirus
Regional unit: Arta
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
 - Population: 5,780
 - Area: 466.7 km2 (180 sq mi)
 - Density: 12 /km2 (32 /sq mi)
Municipal unit
 - Population: 2,287
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Auto: ΑΤ

Georgios Karaiskakis (Greek: Γεώργιος Καραϊσκάκης) is a municipality in the regional unit of Arta, Greece, named after Georgios Karaiskakis, a leader of the Greek War of Independence. The seat of the municipality is in Ano Kalentini.[2]


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


  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)