Ionia, Chios

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Ionia is located in Greece
Coordinates: 38°17′N 26°06′E / 38.283°N 26.100°E / 38.283; 26.100Coordinates: 38°17′N 26°06′E / 38.283°N 26.100°E / 38.283; 26.100
Country Greece
Administrative region North Aegean
Regional unit Chios
Municipality Chios
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 4,650
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΧΙ

Ionia (Greek: Ιωνία) is a former municipality on the island of Chios, North Aegean, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Chios, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It is located in the southeastern part of the island, and has a land area of 48.272 km². Its population was 4,650 at the 2001 census. The seat of the municipality was in Kallimasia (pop 930). Its largest town is Nénita (1,038). Other large towns are Tholopotámi (761) and Katarráktis (425).

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  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)