Athamania, Arta

Summary

Athamania (Greek: Δήμος Αθαμανίας) is a former municipality in the Arta regional unit, Epirus, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Central Tzoumerka, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 304.979 km2.[3] Population: 3,786 (2011). The seat of the municipality was in Vourgareli.

Athamania
Δήμος Αθαμανίας
Athamania is located in Greece
Athamania
Athamania
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 39°22′N 21°11′E / 39.367°N 21.183°E / 39.367; 21.183Coordinates: 39°22′N 21°11′E / 39.367°N 21.183°E / 39.367; 21.183
CountryGreece
Administrative regionEpirus
Regional unitArta
MunicipalityCentral Tzoumerka
 • Municipal unit305.0 km2 (117.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
3,786
 • Municipal unit density12/km2 (32/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
470 45
Vehicle registrationΑΤ

HistoryEdit

It is named after the Athamanians, an ancient Greek tribe that inhabited south-eastern Epirus and west Thessaly.

In 2011, during the local government reform, it merged with Agnanta, Melissourgoi, and Theodoriana to form the municipality of Central Tzoumerka.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ "ΦΕΚ B 1292/2010, Kallikratis reform municipalities" (in Greek). Government Gazette.
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.