Panorama of Pythagoreio.
|Administrative region:||North Aegean|
|Population statistics (as of 2001)|
|- Area:||164.7 km2 (64 sq mi)|
|- Density:||55 /km2 (142 /sq mi)|
|Time zone:||EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)|
Pythagoreio (Greek: Πυθαγόρειο) is a former municipality on the island of Samos, North Aegean, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform, it is part of the municipality Samos, of which it is a municipal unit. Population 9,003 (2001). It is the largest municipal unit in land area on Samos, at 164.662 km2 (63.576 sq mi). It shares the island with the municipal units of Vathy, Karlovasi, and Marathokampos.
The seat of the municipality was the town of Pythagoreio, formerly known as Tigani. The town was renamed in 1955 to honour the locally born mathematician and philosopher Pythagoras. The port of the town is considered to be the oldest man-made port of the Mediterranean Sea.
The small village of Mavratzeoi (363 inhabitants) has been twinned with the City of Athens.
- Aristarchus of Samos, astronomer and mathematician, born in Pythagoreio.
- Pythagoras, mathematician and philosopher, born in Pythagoreio c. 580 BC.
- De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 793 KB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003.
- Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
- http://www.pythagorion.net/villages/pythagorio.htm - The Official Website of the Municipality of Pythagorio. Retrieved 2008-07-28.
- http://www.pythagorion.net/start.htm - The Official Website of the Municipality of Pythagorio. Retrieved 2008-07-28.
- Official website (English)
- Poseidon Hotel Samos Greece
- Hotels and Studio Room Information Samos Greece
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