Aristotelis (municipality)

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Aristotelis is located in Greece
Coordinates: 40°24′N 23°53′E / 40.400°N 23.883°E / 40.400; 23.883Coordinates: 40°24′N 23°53′E / 40.400°N 23.883°E / 40.400; 23.883
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Macedonia
Regional unit Chalkidiki
 • Municipality 747.0 km2 (288.4 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 18,294
 • Municipality density 24/km2 (63/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Aristotelis (Greek: Αριστοτέλης) is a municipality in the Chalkidiki regional unit, Central Macedonia, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Ierissos.[2] The municipality is named after the ancient philosopher Aristotle, whose birthplace, Stagira, lies within its bounds. The municipality also includes the area of the mining villages, known as Mademochoria.


The municipality Aristotelis was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

The municipality has an area of 747.015 km2.[3]


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