South Rhodes

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South Rhodes
Νότια Ρόδος
Location within the Regional Unit of Rhodes
Location within the Regional Unit of Rhodes
Location
South Rhodes is located in Greece
South Rhodes
South Rhodes
Coordinates 36°1′N 27°55′E / 36.017°N 27.917°E / 36.017; 27.917Coordinates: 36°1′N 27°55′E / 36.017°N 27.917°E / 36.017; 27.917
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: South Aegean
Regional unit: Rhodes
Municipality: Rhodes
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 4,313
 - Area: 379.1 km2 (146 sq mi)
 - Density: 11 /km2 (29 /sq mi)
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Website
Official website

South Rhodes (Greek: Νότια Ρόδος - Nótia Ródos) is a former municipality on the island of Rhodes, in the Dodecanese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Rhodes, of which it is a municipal unit.[2]

Geography[edit]

The municipal unit comprises the southernmost portion of the island, and is a result of a union of ten former communities:

Community Population (2001) Area (km²) Localities
(main locality shown in italics)
Apolakkia
(Απολακκιά)
415
29.1
Apolakkia (415 inh.)
Arnitha
(Αρνίθα)
310
22.0
Arnitha (310 inh.)
Asklipieio
(Ασκληπιείο)
673
46.6
Asklipieio (551 inh.)
Kiotari (Κιοτάρι, 122 inh.)
Gennadi
(Γεννάδι)
655
33.5
Gennadi (655 inh.)
Istrios
(Ίστριος)
485
18.4
Istrios (485 inh.)
Kattavia
(Κατταβιά)
590
97.3
Kattavia (465 inh.)
Agios Paulos (Άγιος Παύλος, 56 inh.)
Machairia (Μαχαιριά, 40 inh.)
Plimmyri (Πλημμύρι, 29 inh.)
Prasonisi (Πρασονήσι, 0 inh.)
Lachania
(Λαχανιά)
341
25.4
Istrios (485 inh.)
Mesanagros
(Μεσαναγρός)
330
51.8
Mesanagros (330 inh.)
Profilia
(Προφίλια)
326
15.9
Profilia (326 inh.)
Vati
(Βάτι)
188
39.1
Vati (188 inh.)

At the 2001 census, the population was 4,313. It has a land area of 379.050 km², covering about 27 percent of the island's area, and is by far the largest municipality in land area in the Dodecanese Prefecture. The seat of the municipality was in Gennádi, a town of 655 inhabitants.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 793 KB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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