Aristotelis (municipality)

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Aristotelis
Αριστοτέλης
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Aristotelis is located in Greece
Aristotelis
Aristotelis
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
Area
 • 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.

Municipality[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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.