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)
Highest elevation 960 m (3,150 ft)
Lowest elevation 920 m (3,020 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 49
 • Municipal unit 870
 • Municipal unit density 7.6/km2 (20/sq mi)
Community
 • Population 75
 • 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, also Κοσμάς ο Αιτωλός - Kosmas o Aitolos) 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][3] The seat of the municipality was in Megaro. 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.[3] 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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