Gortynia

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Gortynia
Γορτυνία
2011 Dimos Gortynias.png
Gortynia is located in Greece
Gortynia
Gortynia
Coordinates: 37°36′N 22°3′E / 37.600°N 22.050°E / 37.600; 22.050Coordinates: 37°36′N 22°3′E / 37.600°N 22.050°E / 37.600; 22.050
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Arcadia
Area
 • Municipality 1,054.3 km2 (407.1 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 10,109
 • Municipality density 9.6/km2 (25/sq mi)
Community
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Gortynia (Greek: Γορτυνία) is a municipality in the Arcadia regional unit, Peloponnese, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Dimitsana.[2]

Municipality[edit]

The municipality Gortynia was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 8 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

Province[edit]

The province of Gortynia (Greek: Επαρχία Γορτυνίας) was one of the four provinces of Arcadia Prefecture. It was abolished in 2006. Its territory corresponded with that of the current municipality Gortynia and the municipal unit Gortyna.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (in Greek). 
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ Detailed census results 1991 PDF (39 MB) (Greek) (French)