Neapoli, Kozani

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Neapoli
Νεάπολη
Neapoli is located in Greece
Neapoli
Neapoli
Coordinates: 40°18′N 21°24′E / 40.300°N 21.400°E / 40.300; 21.400Coordinates: 40°18′N 21°24′E / 40.300°N 21.400°E / 40.300; 21.400
Country Greece
Administrative region West Macedonia
Regional unit Kozani
Municipality Voio
 • Municipal unit 238.227 km2 (91.980 sq mi)
Elevation 668 m (2,192 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 4,100
 • Municipal unit density 17/km2 (45/sq mi)
Community[1]
 • Population 2,323 (2011)
 • Area (km2) 22.001
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 500 01
Area code(s) 24680
Vehicle registration KZ

Neapoli (Greek: Νεάπολη) is a town and a former municipality in Kozani regional unit, West Macedonia, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Voio, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 238.277 km2, the community 22.001 km2.[3] The municipal unit has a population of 4,100 while the community has 2,323 inhabitants (2011).[1] Present-day Neapoli was once known as the ancient town of Palladium. In the Ottoman period it was named Anaselítsa or Nasliç [4] and had a large population of Greek Muslims referred to by locals as Vallahades.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "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. 
  4. ^ State-Nationalisms in the Ottoman Empire, Greece and Turkey Benjamin C. Fortna, Stefanos Katsikas, Dimitris Kamouzis, Paraskevas Konortas Routledge, 27.11.2012