Tzoumerka

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Tzoumerka
Τζουμέρκα
Tzoumerka is located in Greece
Tzoumerka
Tzoumerka
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 39°33′N 21°00′E / 39.550°N 21.000°E / 39.550; 21.000Coordinates: 39°33′N 21°00′E / 39.550°N 21.000°E / 39.550; 21.000
Country Greece
Administrative region Epirus
Regional unit Ioannina
Municipality North Tzoumerka
 • Municipal unit 71.10 km2 (27.45 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 756
 • Municipal unit density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΙΝ

Tzoumerka (Greek: Τζουμέρκα) is a former municipality in the Ioannina regional unit, Epirus, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality North Tzoumerka, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 71.10 km2.[3] Population 756 (2011). The seat of the municipality was in Chouliarades.

During the Axis occupation of Greece (1941-1944) the main base of the EDES resistance organization was found in the Tzoumerka mountain.[4]

References[edit]

  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. ^ Cooke, Philip; Shepherd, Ben H. (2013). European Resistance in the Second World War. Pen and Sword. p. 102. ISBN 9781473833043.