Pogoni

Summary

Pogoni (Greek: Πωγώνι) is a municipality in the Ioannina regional unit, Epirus, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the village Kalpaki.[2] The municipality has an area of 701.059 km2.[3] Its population was 8,960 at the 2011 census.[1]

Pogoni
Πωγώνι
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Pogoni is located in Greece
Pogoni
Pogoni
Location within the region
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Coordinates: 39°53′N 20°37′E / 39.883°N 20.617°E / 39.883; 20.617Coordinates: 39°53′N 20°37′E / 39.883°N 20.617°E / 39.883; 20.617
CountryGreece
Administrative regionEpirus
Regional unitIoannina
Area
 • Municipality701.06 km2 (270.68 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipality
8,960
 • Municipality density13/km2 (33/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registrationΙΝ

HistoryEdit

Pogoni was populated by the end of the Neolithic Age.[4] Historically, the region was inhabited by the ancient Greek tribe of the Molossians.[4] Along with the rest of Epirus, the area was annexed by the Kingdom of Greece in 1913 after the First Balkan War.[5] Pogoni was also home to the 268th Patriarch of Constantinople, Athenagoras I.[4]

MunicipalityEdit

The municipality Pogoni was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 6 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

ProvinceEdit

The province of Pogoni (Greek: Επαρχία Πωγωνίου) was one of the provinces of the Ioannina Prefecture. Its territory corresponded with that of the current municipality Pogoni, except the municipal units Ano Kalamas and Kalpaki. Its seat was the village Delvinaki.[6] It was abolished in 2006.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ a b "ΦΕΚ A 87/2010, Kallikratis reform law text" (in Greek). Government Gazette.
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.
  4. ^ a b c "Ιστορία [History]". Δήμος Πωγωνίου [Municipality of Pogoni] (in Greek). Retrieved 2021-09-27.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. ^ Law, Gwillim (2015-05-20). Administrative Subdivisions of Countries: A Comprehensive World Reference, 1900 through 1998. McFarland. p. 152. ISBN 978-1-4766-0447-3.
  6. ^ "Detailed census results 1991" (PDF). (39 MB) (in Greek and French)

See alsoEdit

  • Pogoni Municipality (Δήμος Πωγωνίου) (in Greek)