|• Municipal unit||131.8 km2 (50.9 sq mi)|
|Highest elevation||60 m (200 ft)|
|Lowest elevation||30 m (100 ft)|
|• Municipal unit||4,075|
|• Municipal unit density||31/km2 (80/sq mi)|
|• Population||1,363 (2011)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Thesprotiko (Greek: Θεσπρωτικό, "Thesprotian") is a village and a former municipality in the Preveza regional unit, Epirus, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Ziros, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 131.823 km2. Population 4,075 (2011). The village was known as Lelova (Λέλοβα) until April 1, 1927 when it adopted its current name. An independent community since 1919, Thesprotiko became a municipality in 1948.
The municipal unit Thesprotiko is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):
- Assos (Assos, Kerasovo)
- Galatas (Galatas, Agios Savvas, Zervo)
- Nikolitsi (Nikolitsi, Elaia, Platania)
- Pappadates (Pappadates, Agioi Apostoloi, Galini)
- Polystafylo (Polystafylo, Agia Triada)
- Rizovouni (Rizovouni, Ziropoli)
It is the capital of the area of Lakka in the Preveza Prefecture (Lakka Lelovou), it has a beautiful valley which includes several villages. The village is located between the Thesprotika (Baldenesi, Μπαλντενέσι) with the elevation of 1,250 m and Tsouka Podogora-Zarkorachi to the east with the elevation of 1,270 m. It had a lake with the name of Mavri which dried up in 1960.
- "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
- Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
- "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.
- Name changes of settlements in Greece
- EETAA local government changes
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