Perivoli, Grevena

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Perivoli
Περιβόλι
Panoramic view of Perivoli from the east
Panoramic view of Perivoli from the east
Perivoli is located in Greece
Perivoli
Perivoli
Coordinates: 39°59′N 21°07′E / 39.983°N 21.117°E / 39.983; 21.117Coordinates: 39°59′N 21°07′E / 39.983°N 21.117°E / 39.983; 21.117
Country Greece
Administrative region West Macedonia
Regional unit Grevena
Municipality Grevena
 • Municipal unit 137.21 km2 (52.98 sq mi)
Elevation 1,280 m (4,200 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 21
 • Municipal unit density 0.15/km2 (0.40/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 510 32
Area code(s) 24620
Vehicle registration ΡΝ

Perivoli (Greek: Περιβόλι, Aromanian: Pirivoli) is an alpine village and a former community in Grevena regional unit, West Macedonia, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Grevena, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Its population was 21 inhabitants as of 2011.[1] The municipal unit has an area of 137.210 km2.[3] It was the sixth-least densely populated municipality or community in all of Greece (behind Gramos, Sidironero, Paranesti, Antikythira, and Gavdos). The village is inhabited during winter by only 10-20 people due to extreme snow. However, the population rises to 4,000 people during the summer. There are many restored houses, inns, restaurants and cafes in the village. The inhabitants are mainly native Aromanians (Greek: Βλάχοι).

Geography[edit]

It is situated at an altitude of 1250–1370 meters in the southwest corner of Grevena regional unit in southwestern Greek Macedonia. The municipal unit has a land area of 137 km² and consists solely of one village, Perivóli. The southernmost portion of the municipal unit is part of the Pindos National Park.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. 

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