Orestida

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For the ancient territory, see Orestis (region).
Orestida
Ορεστίδα
Location
Orestida is located in Greece
Orestida
Orestida
Coordinates 40°27′N 21°15′E / 40.450°N 21.250°E / 40.450; 21.250Coordinates: 40°27′N 21°15′E / 40.450°N 21.250°E / 40.450; 21.250
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: West Macedonia
Regional unit: Kastoria
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Municipality
 - Population: 11,802
 - Area: 349.3 km2 (135 sq mi)
 - Density: 34 /km2 (88 /sq mi)
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Auto: KT

Orestida (Greek: Ορεστίδα) is a municipality in the Kastoria regional unit, Greece. The seat of the municipality is in Argos Orestiko.[2]

The town of Argos Orestiko hosts the celebration of the ascension of the Holy Cross, in September. This is one of the biggest festivals of the regional unit of Kastoria.

Municipality[edit]

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

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Detailed census results 2011 (Greek)
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)