Korissia

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Korissia
Κορισσία
Korissia is located in Greece
Korissia
Korissia
Coordinates: 39°26′N 19°58′E / 39.433°N 19.967°E / 39.433; 19.967Coordinates: 39°26′N 19°58′E / 39.433°N 19.967°E / 39.433; 19.967
Country Greece
Administrative region Ionian Islands
Regional unit Corfu
Municipality Corfu
 • Municipal unit 27.7 km2 (10.7 sq mi)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 5,122
 • Municipal unit density 180/km2 (480/sq mi)
Community
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΚΥ

Korissia (Greek: Κορισσία) 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 in the southern part of the island. It has a land area of 27.675 km². Its population was 5,206 at the 2001 census. The seat of the municipality was the town of Argyrades (pop. 1,000). Its largest towns are Perivóli (pop. 1,420), Argyrádes, Petrití (663), and Ágios Geórgios (501).

Subdivisions[edit]

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

Population[edit]

Year Population
1991 5,010
2001 5,206

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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)