Voio (municipality)

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Voio
Βόιο
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Voio is located in Greece
Voio
Voio
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
Country Greece
Administrative region West Macedonia
Regional unit Kozani
Area
 • Municipality 1,021.0 km2 (394.2 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 18,386
 • Municipality density 18/km2 (47/sq mi)
Community
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

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.

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.[3] It was abolished in 2006.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ Detailed census results 1991 PDF (39 MB) (Greek) (French)