Aristotelis (municipality)

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Aristotelis

Αριστοτέλης
Skyline of Aristotelis
Aristotelis is located in Greece
Aristotelis
Aristotelis
Location within the region
2011 Dimos Aristoteli.png
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
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCentral Macedonia
Regional unitChalkidiki
Area
 • Municipality747.0 km2 (288.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipality
18,294
 • Municipality density24/km2 (63/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

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 ‹See Tfd›(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.

External links[edit]

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