Nestos (municipality)

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Nestos
Νέστος
Location
Nestos is located in Greece
Nestos
Nestos
Coordinates 40°59′N 24°42′E / 40.983°N 24.700°E / 40.983; 24.700Coordinates: 40°59′N 24°42′E / 40.983°N 24.700°E / 40.983; 24.700
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: East Macedonia and Thrace
Regional unit: Kavala
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Municipality
 - Population: 22,331
 - Area: 674.6 km2 (260 sq mi)
 - Density: 33 /km2 (86 /sq mi)
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)

Nestos (Greek: Νέστος) is a municipality in the Kavala regional unit, East Macedonia and Thrace, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Chrysoupoli.[2] It was named after the river Nestos.

Municipality[edit]

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

Province[edit]

The province of Nestos (Greek: Επαρχία Νέστου) was one of the provinces of the Kavala Prefecture. It had the same territory as the present municipality.[3] It was abolished in 2006.

References[edit]

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