Voio (municipality)

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Voio

Βόιο
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Voio is located in Greece
Voio
Voio
Location within the region
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Coordinates: 40°16′N 21°33′E / 40.267°N 21.550°E / 40.267; 21.550Coordinates: 40°16′N 21°33′E / 40.267°N 21.550°E / 40.267; 21.550
CountryGreece
Administrative regionWest Macedonia
Regional unitKozani
Area
 • Municipality1,007.6 km2 (389.0 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Municipality
18,386
 • Municipality density18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Voio (Greek: Βόιο) is a municipality in the Kozani regional unit, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Siatista.[2] It was named after the Voio mountains. The municipality has an area of 1007.629 km2.[3] Its population at the 2011 census was 18,386.[1]

Municipality[edit]

The municipality Voio was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 5 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

Province[edit]

The province of Voio (Greek: Επαρχία Βοΐου) was one of the provinces of the Kozani Prefecture. Its territory corresponded with that of the current municipality Voio.[4] It was abolished in 2006.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ a b 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. ^ "Detailed census results 1991" (PDF). (39 MB) (in Greek) (in French)