Arnissa

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Arnissa
Άρνισσα
Arnissa is located in Greece
Arnissa
Arnissa
Coordinates: 40°48′N 21°50′E / 40.800°N 21.833°E / 40.800; 21.833Coordinates: 40°48′N 21°50′E / 40.800°N 21.833°E / 40.800; 21.833
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Macedonia
Regional unit Pella
Municipality Edessa
Municipal unit Vegoritida
Community
 • Population 1557
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Arnissa (Greek: Άρνισσα, before 1926: Όστροβον, Ostrovon;[2]) is a town in the Pella regional unit of Macedonia, Greece. It is located near the Lake Vegoritida and Mount Kaimakchalan and is the seat of the Vegoritida Municipality. It has a population of 1,557 (as of 2011).

History[edit]

The Battle of Ostrovo was fought near the town in 1041.

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