Tinos (town)

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Tinos is located in Greece
Coordinates: 37°32′N 25°10′E / 37.533°N 25.167°E / 37.533; 25.167Coordinates: 37°32′N 25°10′E / 37.533°N 25.167°E / 37.533; 25.167
Country Greece
Administrative region South Aegean
Regional unit Tinos
Municipality Tinos
 • Municipal unit 22.9 km2 (8.8 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 5,744
 • Municipal unit density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
 • Population 4,864 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration EM

Tinos (Greek: Τήνος) is a town and a former municipality on the island of Tinos, in the Cyclades, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Tinos, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 22.873 km2.[3] Its population was 5,744 inhabitants at the 2011 census. It shares the island of Tinos with the municipal units of Exomvourgo and Panormos.

Tinos is the largest town on the island and has been the administrative capital since the destruction of the former town and fortress of Tinos on the mountain Exobourgo. The current town was formerly known as S. Nicolò.[4]

Historical population[edit]

Year Town population Municipality population
1981 4,049 4,499
1991 3,754 -
2001 4,394 5,203
2011 4,762 5,744


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ "Tino". romeartlover.tripod.com. 2012. Retrieved 21 October 2012.