Vitsi

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Vitsi
Βίτσι
National Road through Vitsi (Verno) Mountain
National Road through Vitsi (Verno) Mountain
Vitsi is located in Greece
Vitsi
Vitsi
Coordinates: 40°35′N 21°18′E / 40.583°N 21.300°E / 40.583; 21.300Coordinates: 40°35′N 21°18′E / 40.583°N 21.300°E / 40.583; 21.300
Country Greece
Administrative region West Macedonia
Regional unit Kastoria
Municipality Kastoria
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 1,473
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration KT

Vitsi (Greek: Βίτσι) is a former municipality in Kastoria regional unit, West Macedonia, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Kastoria, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It takes its name from Mount Vitsi which is the highest point within the municipal unit. The population is 1,473 (2001). It includes the villages of Sidirochori (Σιδηροχώρι), Foteini (Φωτεινή), Metamorfosi (Μεταμόρφωση), Toichio (Τοιχιό), Vyssinia (Βυσσινιά), Oxya (Οξυά), Polykerasos (Πολυκέρασος) and Poimeniko (Ποιμενικό). The village of Poimeniko has no permanent residents anymore. The seat of the municipality was in Tichio.

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  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)