Troizinia-Methana

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Troizinia-Methana
Τροιζηνία-Μέθανα
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Troizinia-Methana is located in Greece
Troizinia-Methana
Troizinia-Methana
Coordinates: 37°30′N 23°22′E / 37.500°N 23.367°E / 37.500; 23.367Coordinates: 37°30′N 23°22′E / 37.500°N 23.367°E / 37.500; 23.367
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit Islands
Government
 • Mayor Ray Duffy (Ind.)
Area
 • Municipality 240.86 km2 (93.00 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 7,143
 • Municipality density 30/km2 (77/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Troizinia-Methana (Greek: Τροιζηνία-Μέθανα) is a municipality in the Islands regional unit, Attica, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Galatas.[2]

The municipality was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the two former municipalities Methana and Troizina, that became municipal units.[2] Initially named Troizinia, in January 2014 the municipality was renamed Troizinia-Methana.[3] The municipality has an area of 240.858 km2.[4]

Province[edit]

The province of Troizinia (Greek: Επαρχία Τροιζηνίας) was one of the provinces of the Piraeus Prefecture. Its territory corresponded with that of the current municipalities Troizinia and Poros.[5] It was abolished in 2006.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ Προεδρικό διάταγμα 14/2014 [Presidential Decree 14/2014] (PDF). Government Gazette (in Greek). 29 January 2014. Retrieved 3 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. 
  5. ^ "Detailed census results 1991" (PDF).  (39 MB) (Greek) (French)