Agios Kosmas

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Agios Kosmas
Άγιος Κοσμάς
Agios Kosmas is located in Greece
Agios Kosmas
Agios Kosmas
Coordinates: 40°9.1′N 21°15′E / 40.1517°N 21.250°E / 40.1517; 21.250Coordinates: 40°9.1′N 21°15′E / 40.1517°N 21.250°E / 40.1517; 21.250
Country Greece
Administrative region West Macedonia
Regional unit Grevena
Municipality Grevena
 • Municipal unit 115.087 km2 (44.435 sq mi)
Elevation 962 m (3,156 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 49
 • Municipal unit 870
 • Municipal unit density 7.6/km2 (20/sq mi)
Community[1]
 • Population 75 (2011)
 • Area (km2) 9.496
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 511 00
Area code(s) +30-2462-xxx-xxx
Vehicle registration PNx-xxxx

Agios Kosmas (Greek: Άγιος Κοσμάς) is a village, a community and a municipal unit of the Grevena municipality.[1] Before the 2011 local government reform it was an independent municipality.[2] The municipality was established in 1997 with the name Kosmas o Aitolos (Κοσμάς ο Αιτωλός), which was changed to Agios Kosmas in 2004. The seat of the municipality was in Megaro.[3] The 2011 census recorded 49 residents in the village, 75 residents in the community and 870 residents in the municipal unit.[1] The community of Agios Kosmas covers an area of 9.496 km2 while the municipal unit covers an area of 115.087 km2.[4] The village is named after the 18th-century saint Cosmas the Aetolian.

Administrative division[edit]

The municipal unit of Agios Kosmas consists of nine communities: Agios Kosmas, Dasyllio, Kalirachi, Kalloni, Kydonies, Kyparissi, Megaro, Oropedio and Trikorfo.

The community of Agios Kosmas consists of three settlements: Agios Kosmas, Ano Ekklisia and Ekklisia.

Population[edit]

According to the 2011 census, the population of the municipal unit of Agios Kosmas was 870 people, a decrease of almost 49% compared to the previous census of 2001.[1][4]

Year Population
2001[4] 1,792
2011[1] 870

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ EETAA local government changes
  4. ^ a b c "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.