Dikaios, Kos

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Dikaios is located in Greece
Coordinates: 36°52′N 27°12′E / 36.867°N 27.200°E / 36.867; 27.200Coordinates: 36°52′N 27°12′E / 36.867°N 27.200°E / 36.867; 27.200
Country Greece
Administrative region South Aegean
Regional unit Kos
Municipality Kos
 • Municipal unit 62.6 km2 (24.2 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 7,130
 • Municipal unit density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Dikaios (Greek: Δίκαιος) is a former municipality on the island of Kos, in the Dodecanese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Kos, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Population 7,130 (2011). The seat of the municipality was in Zipari (pop. 3,227). The other large town is Pyli (pop. 2,469). The municipal unit, which comprises about one-fifth of the island's territory, has a land area of 62.575 km².[3] It shares the island of Kos with the municipal units of Kos and Irakleides.


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ 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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.