Akrini

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Akrini
Ακρινή
Akrini is located in Greece
Akrini
Akrini
Coordinates: 40°26′N 21°54.3′E / 40.433°N 21.9050°E / 40.433; 21.9050Coordinates: 40°26′N 21°54.3′E / 40.433°N 21.9050°E / 40.433; 21.9050
Country Greece
Administrative region West Macedonia
Regional unit Kozani
Municipality Kozani
Municipal unit Ellispontos
Elevation 853 m (2,799 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 960
Community[1]
 • Population 975 (2011)
 • Area (km2) 38.422
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 501 00
Area code(s) +30-2461-xxx-xxx
Vehicle registration ΚΖ

Akrini (Greek: Ακρινή) is a village and a community of the Kozani municipality.[2] Before the 2011 local government reform it was part of the municipality of Ellispontos, of which it was a municipal district.[2] The 2011 census recorded 960 inhabitants in the village and 975 inhabitants in the community of Akrini.[1] The community of Akrini covers an area of 38.422 km2.[3]

History[edit]

Neolithic era tools has been discovered near Akrini.[4] Objects from the 2nd century BC has been found in the area, as well as an Early Christian church of the 4th century AD.[4] The contemporary village of Akrini is inhabited by Greek refugees from Adapazarı.[4]

Administrative division[edit]

The community of Polymylos consists of five separate settlements:[1]

The aforementioned population figures are as of 2011.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21. 
  4. ^ a b c Τοπική Ενότητα Ακρινής (in Greek). Kozani municipality. Archived from the original on 6 January 2014. Retrieved 5 January 2014.