Dodoni

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Dodoni
Δωδώνη
View of Dodoni and mount Tomaros
View of Dodoni and mount Tomaros
Dodoni is located in Greece
Dodoni
Dodoni
Coordinates: 39°33′N 20°46′E / 39.550°N 20.767°E / 39.550; 20.767Coordinates: 39°33′N 20°46′E / 39.550°N 20.767°E / 39.550; 20.767
Country Greece
Administrative region Epirus
Regional unit Ioannina
Area
 • Municipality 663.0 km2 (256.0 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 101.0 km2 (39.0 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 9,693
 • Municipality density 15/km2 (38/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 1,338
 • Municipal unit density 13/km2 (34/sq mi)
Community
 • Population 184
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΙΝ

Dodoni (Greek: Δωδώνη) is a village and a municipality in the Ioannina regional unit, Epirus, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the village Agia Kyriaki.[2]

The modern village of Dodoni is located near the ancient city of same name and site of the ancient oracle of Dodona. Oedipus the King was shot here in 1967.

Municipality[edit]

The present municipality Dodoni was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 4 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)