South Rhodes

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South Rhodes
Νότια Ρόδος
South Rhodes is located in Greece
South Rhodes
South Rhodes
Coordinates: 36°01′N 27°55′E / 36.017°N 27.917°E / 36.017; 27.917Coordinates: 36°01′N 27°55′E / 36.017°N 27.917°E / 36.017; 27.917
Country Greece
Administrative region South Aegean
Regional unit Rhodes
Municipality Rhodes
 • Municipal unit 379.1 km2 (146.4 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 3,561
 • Municipal unit density 9.4/km2 (24/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Website Official website

South Rhodes (Greek: Νότια Ρόδος - Nótia Ródos) is a former municipality on the island of Rhodes, in the Dodecanese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Rhodes, of which it is a municipal unit.[2]

Geography[edit]

The municipal unit comprises the southernmost portion of the island, and is a result of a union of ten former communities:

Community Population (2011)[1] Area (km²)[3] Localities
(main locality shown in italics)
Apolakkia
(Απολακκιά)
496
29.1
Apolakkia
Arnitha
(Αρνίθα)
215
22.0
Arnitha
Asklipieio
(Ασκληπιείο)
646
46.6
Asklipieio
Kiotari
Gennadi
(Γεννάδι)
671
33.5
Gennadi
Istrios
(Ίστριος)
291
18.4
Istrios
Kattavia
(Κατταβιά)
307
97.4
Kattavia
Agios Paulos
Machairia
Plimmyri
Prasonisi
Lachania
(Λαχανιά)
153
25.4
Lachania
Mesanagros
(Μεσαναγρός)
155
51.8
Mesanagros
Profilia
(Προφίλια)
304
15.9
Profilia
Vati
(Βάτι)
323
39.1
Vati

At the 2011 census, the population was 3,561. It has a land area of 379.050 km²,[3] covering about 27 percent of the island's area. The seat of the municipality was in Gennádi, a town of 655 inhabitants.

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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. ^ a b "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. 

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