Nea Kios

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Nea Kios
Νέα Κίος
Location
Nea Kios is located in Greece
Nea Kios
Nea Kios
Coordinates 37°35′N 22°44′E / 37.583°N 22.733°E / 37.583; 22.733Coordinates: 37°35′N 22°44′E / 37.583°N 22.733°E / 37.583; 22.733
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Peloponnese
Regional unit: Argolis
Municipality: Argos-Mykines
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 2,778
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (center): 5 m (16 ft)
Postal code: 210 53
Telephone: 27510
Auto: AP
A fisherman in Nea Kios displays his catch.

Nea Kios (Greek: Νέα Κίος), is a village and former municipality in Argolis, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Argos-Mykines, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It was founded by refugees from Cius in Bithynia after the expulsion of the Greeks from Asia Minor.

Geography[edit]

Nea Kios is situated in a plain on the coast of the Argolic Gulf, at the mouth of the river Inachos. It is 4 km northwest of Myloi, 6 km south of Argos and 6 km northwest of Nafplio.

Historical population[edit]

Year Municipal unit
1981 2,272
1991 2,456
2001 3,646
2011 2,778

Town partnerships[edit]

Nea Kios fosters partnerships with the following places:

The partnership agreement between Nea Kios and Meddersheim was read out by mayors Georgios Maninis (Nea Kios) and Tilo Krauß (Meddersheim) and signed amid much festivity on 15 July 2008 in Meddersheim.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (xls 2,7 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece.  (Greek)
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ Partnership with Meddersheim

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