Artemisia, Zakynthos

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Artemisia is located in Greece
Coordinates: 37°45′N 20°47′E / 37.750°N 20.783°E / 37.750; 20.783Coordinates: 37°45′N 20°47′E / 37.750°N 20.783°E / 37.750; 20.783
Country Greece
Administrative region Ionian Islands
Regional unit Zakynthos
Municipality Zakynthos
 • Municipal unit 104.9 km2 (40.5 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 4,612
 • Municipal unit density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ZA

Artemisia (Greek: Αρτεμισία) is a former municipality on the island of Zakynthos, Ionian Islands, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Zakynthos, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It is on the central west coast of the island. It has a land area of 104.890 km²[3] and a 2011 census population of 4,612 inhabitants. Its municipal seat was the town of Machairado (pop. 941). Other large towns are Romiri (605), Lagopodo (483), Ágios Léontas (393), Lagkadákia (357), Koiliomenos (391), and Vougiáto (306).


The municipal unit Artemisia is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ 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.