Aristotelis
Αριστοτέλης
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Aristotelis is located in Greece
Aristotelis
Aristotelis
Location within the region
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Coordinates: 40°24′N 23°53′E / 40.400°N 23.883°E / 40.400; 23.883Coordinates: 40°24′N 23°53′E / 40.400°N 23.883°E / 40.400; 23.883
CountryGreece
Administrative regionCentral Macedonia
Regional unitChalkidiki
Area
 • Municipality747.0 km2 (288.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipality
18,294
 • Municipality density24/km2 (63/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Aristotelis (Greek: Αριστοτέλης) is a municipality in the Chalkidiki regional unit, Central Macedonia, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Ierissos.[2] The municipality is named after the ancient philosopher Aristotle, whose birthplace, Stagira, lies within its bounds. The municipality also includes the area of the mining villages, known as Mademochoria.

Municipality

The municipality Aristotelis was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

The municipality has an area of 747.015 km2.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b "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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.

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