Volvi (municipality)

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Volvi
Βόλβη
Location
Volvi is located in Greece
Volvi
Volvi
Coordinates 40°40′N 23°37′E / 40.667°N 23.617°E / 40.667; 23.617Coordinates: 40°40′N 23°37′E / 40.667°N 23.617°E / 40.667; 23.617
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Central Macedonia
Regional unit: Thessaloniki
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Municipality
 - Population: 23,478
 - Area: 782.7 km2 (302 sq mi)
 - Density: 30 /km2 (78 /sq mi)
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)

Volvi (Greek: Βόλβη) is a municipality in the Thessaloniki regional unit, Central Macedonia, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Stavros.[2] It was named after Lake Volvi.

Municipality[edit]

The municipality Volvi was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 6 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

References[edit]

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