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Esperies is located in Greece
Coordinates: 39°47′N 19°43′E / 39.783°N 19.717°E / 39.783; 19.717Coordinates: 39°47′N 19°43′E / 39.783°N 19.717°E / 39.783; 19.717
Country Greece
Administrative region Ionian Islands
Regional unit Corfu
Municipality Corfu
 • Municipal unit 54.5 km2 (21.0 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 6,990
 • Municipal unit density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΚΥ

Esperies (Greek: Εσπερίες) is a former municipality on the island of Corfu, Ionian Islands, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Corfu, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It is located in the northwest corner of the island of Corfu. It has a land area of 54.462 square kilometres (21.03 sq mi) and a population of 6,990 (2011 census). The seat of the municipality was the town of Velonades (pop. 392). Its largest towns are Karousades (pop. 991), Avliotes (830), Peroulades (673), and Velonades.


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


Year Population
1991 7,264
2001 8,136
2011 6,990

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