Menidi, Aetolia-Acarnania

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Menidi

Μενίδι
Menidi Airview.jpg
Menidi is located in Greece
Menidi
Menidi
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 39°2.517′N 21°7.069′E / 39.041950°N 21.117817°E / 39.041950; 21.117817Coordinates: 39°2.517′N 21°7.069′E / 39.041950°N 21.117817°E / 39.041950; 21.117817
CountryGreece
Administrative regionWest Greece
Regional unitAetolia-Acarnania
MunicipalityAmfilochia
 • Municipal unit107.73 km2 (41.59 sq mi)
Elevation
30 m (100 ft)
Highest elevation
798 m (2,618 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
2,032
 • Municipal unit density19/km2 (49/sq mi)
Community
 • Population1,333 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
300 16
Area code(s)26810
Vehicle registrationΑΙ_
Websitewww.menidi.gr

Menidi (Greek: Μενίδι) is a former municipality in Aetolia-Acarnania, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Amfilochia, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 107.730 km2.[3] It is located by the Ambracian Gulf. Its economy is based on tourism and agriculture. It was built in the 1950s under an official government plan to house victims of the Greek Civil War and other families who did not own houses. Today is a popular destination for Greek and foreign tourists.

Subdivisions[edit]

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

  • Menidi (Menidi, Elaiochori, Theriakisi, Katsouli, Lagkada, Sykoula)
  • Floriada (Floriada, Elaiofyto, Katharovouni, Kastriotissa, Palaia Floriada, Palaiokastro, Chrysopigi, Chrysorrachi)

Historical population[edit]

Year City population Community population
1981 703 2,347
1991 921 2,404
2001 1,055 2,442
2011 852 2,032

References[edit]

  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.

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