Esperies

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Esperies
Εσπερίες
Esperies is located in Greece
Esperies
Esperies
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 (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 8,136
 • Municipal unit density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Community
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 8,136 (2001 census), its population density was 148.84/km². The seat of the municipality was the town of Velonades (pop. 473). Its largest towns are Karousádes (pop. 1,039), Avliótes (929), Peroulades (782), and Velonádes.

Subdivisions[edit]

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

Population[edit]

Year Population
1991 7,264
2001 8,136

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References[edit]

  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)