Vogatsiko

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Vogatsiko
Βογατσικό
Vogatsiko, partial view
Vogatsiko, partial view
Vogatsiko is located in Greece
Vogatsiko
Vogatsiko
Coordinates: 40°24′N 21°22′E / 40.400°N 21.367°E / 40.400; 21.367Coordinates: 40°24′N 21°22′E / 40.400°N 21.367°E / 40.400; 21.367
Country Greece
Administrative region West Macedonia
Regional unit Kastoria
Municipality Orestida
Municipal unit Ion Dragoumis
Area
 • Rural 0.46 km2 (0.18 sq mi)
Elevation 800 m (2,600 ft)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Rural 793
 • Rural density 1,700/km2 (4,500/sq mi)
Community
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 52053
Area code(s) 24670-95
Vehicle registration KT

Vogatsiko (Greek: Βογατσικό, Vogatsikó) is a village in northern Greece in the region of West Macedonia, located at the southeast corner of Kastoria regional unit. It was the seat of the municipality of Ion Dragoumis. The village's population is estimated at some 800 people. It is surrounded by mountains on three sides and overlooks a valley through which Aliakmon river passes. An overhead map can be found here.

The village has a rich history, including being the origin of the Dragoumis family and its most notable member, Ion Dragoumis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003.