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View on Aetomilitsa village. Peaks of Gramos mountain visible in the background
View on Aetomilitsa village. Peaks of Gramos mountain visible in the background
Aetomilitsa is located in Greece
Coordinates: 40°18.6′N 20°51.3′E / 40.3100°N 20.8550°E / 40.3100; 20.8550Coordinates: 40°18.6′N 20°51.3′E / 40.3100°N 20.8550°E / 40.3100; 20.8550
Country Greece
Administrative region Epirus
Regional unit Ioannina
Municipality Konitsa
 • Municipal unit 51.297 km2 (19.806 sq mi)
Highest elevation 1,485 m (4,872 ft)
Lowest elevation 1,385 m (4,544 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 432
 • Municipal unit density 8.4/km2 (22/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 440 15
Area code(s) +30-2655-xxx-xxx
Vehicle registration INx-xxxx

Aetomilitsa (Greek: Αετομηλίτσα, before 1927: Δέντσικο - Dentsiko,[2] Aromanian: Densko, Denicko) is a village in the Ioannina regional unit, Epirus, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Konitsa, of which it is a municipal unit.[3] Before 2011, it was an independent community.[2] The 2011 census recorded 432 residents in the village.[1] The community of Aetomilitsa covers an area of 51.297 km2.[4]


It lies on the Gramos mountain. It is one of the highest communities in Greece situated at an altitude between 1385 and 1485m.


For a time during the Greek Civil War (1946-1949), Aetomilitsa was the seat of the communist rebels, the so-called "Provisional Democratic Government".[5]


  1. ^ a b c "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ a b EETAA local government changes
  3. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  4. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. 
  5. ^ Shrader, Charles R. (1999). The Withered Vine: Logistics and the Communist Insurgency in Greece, 1945-1949. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 6. ISBN 9780275965440.