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Orestida is located in Greece
Coordinates: 40°27′N 21°15′E / 40.450°N 21.250°E / 40.450; 21.250Coordinates: 40°27′N 21°15′E / 40.450°N 21.250°E / 40.450; 21.250
Country Greece
Administrative region West Macedonia
Regional unit Kastoria
 • Municipality 340.7 km2 (131.5 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 11,802
 • Municipality density 35/km2 (90/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration KT

Orestida (Greek: Ορεστίδα) is a municipality in the Kastoria regional unit, Greece. The seat of the municipality is in Argos Orestiko.[2] The municipality has an area of 340.731 km2.[3]

The town of Argos Orestiko hosts the celebration of the ascension of the Holy Cross, in September. This is one of the biggest festivals of the regional unit of Kastoria.


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

External links[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ a b 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.