Georgios Karaiskakis (municipality)

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Georgios Karaiskakis
Γεώργιος Καραϊσκάκης
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Georgios Karaiskakis is located in Greece
Georgios Karaiskakis
Georgios Karaiskakis
Coordinates: 39°10′N 21°11′E / 39.167°N 21.183°E / 39.167; 21.183Coordinates: 39°10′N 21°11′E / 39.167°N 21.183°E / 39.167; 21.183
Country Greece
Administrative region Epirus
Regional unit Arta
 • Municipality 466.7 km2 (180.2 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 5,780
 • Municipality density 12/km2 (32/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 2,287
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΑΤ

Georgios Karaiskakis (Greek: Γεώργιος Καραϊσκάκης) is a municipality in the regional unit of Arta, Greece, named after Georgios Karaiskakis, a leader of the Greek War of Independence. The seat of the municipality is in Ano Kalentini.[2]


The present municipality Georgios Karaiskakis was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]


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