|• Municipality||565.6 km2 (218.4 sq mi)|
|• Municipal unit||65.87 km2 (25.43 sq mi)|
|• Municipality density||26/km2 (68/sq mi)|
|• Municipal unit||1,332|
|• Municipal unit density||20/km2 (52/sq mi)|
|• Population||676 (2011)|
|• Area (km2)||29.17|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Zitsa (Greek: Ζίτσα) is a village and a municipality in the Ioannina regional unit, Epirus, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the village Eleousa. The municipality has an area of 565.566 km2, the municipal unit 65.868 km2, the community 29.169 km2.
The present municipality Zitsa was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 5 former municipalities, that became municipal units (constituent communities in brackets):
- Ekali (Asfaka, Vatatades, Vlachatano, Gavrisioi, Ligopsa, Metamorfosi, Petsali)
- Evrymenes (Delvinakopoulo, Klimatia, Kokkinochoma, Lefkothea, Paliouri, Raiko, Soulopoulo, Vasilopoulo)
- Molossoi (Aetopetra, Chinka, Despotiko, Dovla, Ekklisochori, Foteino, Giourganista, Granitsa, Granitsopoula, Grimpovo, Kalochori, Kourenta, Polydoro, Radovizi, Rizo, Vereniki, Voutsaras, Vrosina, Vrysoula, Zalongo)
- Pasaronas (Agios Ioannis, Anargyroi, Ano Lapsista, Eleousa, Grammeno, Kato Lapsista, Lofiskos, Lyngos, Mega Gardiki, Neochori, Peratis, Petralona, Polylofo, Rodotopi, Vageniti, Vounoplagia, Zoodochos)
- Zitsa (Dafnofyto, Karitsa, Lithino, Protopappas, Zitsa)
- Jeremias I (16th century), Patriarch of Constantinople
- Dimitrios Zitsaios, benefactor
- Dimitrios Sarros (1870–1938), writer
- Chrisanthi Zitsaia (1903–1995), writer
- "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
- Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
- "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.
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