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Δήμος Πρεσπών
Prespes municipality map
Prespes municipality map
Prespes is located in Greece
Location within the region
2011 Dimos Prespon.png
Coordinates: 40°45′N 21°8′E / 40.750°N 21.133°E / 40.750; 21.133Coordinates: 40°45′N 21°8′E / 40.750°N 21.133°E / 40.750; 21.133
Country Greece
Administrative region West Macedonia
Regional unit Florina
 • Municipality 515.5 km2 (199.0 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 413.5 km2 (159.7 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 1,560
 • Municipality density 3.0/km2 (7.8/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 1,201
 • Municipal unit density 2.9/km2 (7.5/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code 530 77

Prespes (Greek: Πρέσπες) is a municipality in the Florina regional unit, Greece. Population 1,560 (2011). The seat of the municipality is in Laimos.[2] It was named after Lake Prespa, in the western part of the municipality.


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

The municipality has an area of 515.497 km2, the municipal unit 413.513 km2.[3] According to the 2011 Greek census, Prespes was the least densely populated municipality in the country, with an average of 3.05 residents per square kilometre. [4]



  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.
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