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Eresos-Antissa is located in Greece
Coordinates: 39°10′N 25°56′E / 39.167°N 25.933°E / 39.167; 25.933Coordinates: 39°10′N 25°56′E / 39.167°N 25.933°E / 39.167; 25.933
Country Greece
Administrative region North Aegean
Regional unit Lesbos
Municipality Lesbos
 • Municipal unit 290.947 km2 (112.335 sq mi)
Elevation 50 m (160 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 5,269
 • Municipal unit density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 811 05
Area code(s) 22530
Vehicle registration MY

Eresos-Antissa (Greek: Ερεσός-Άντισσα) is a former municipality on the island of Lesbos, North Aegean, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Lesbos, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It is located in the westernmost part of the island, and is the largest municipal unit of the island in land area at 290.947 km².[3] Its population was 5,269 at the 2011 census. The seat of the municipality was in Eresos (pop. 1,086). The next largest towns are Antissa (908), Mesótopos (773), Vatoússa (574) and Chidira (472).

Notable people[edit]

  • Terpander (7th century BC) poet and citharode


  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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.