Attavyros (municipality)

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Attavyros

Αττάβυρος
Attavyros is located in Greece
Attavyros
Attavyros
Location within Rhodes
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Coordinates: 36°14′N 27°51′E / 36.233°N 27.850°E / 36.233; 27.850Coordinates: 36°14′N 27°51′E / 36.233°N 27.850°E / 36.233; 27.850
CountryGreece
Administrative regionSouth Aegean
Regional unitRhodes
MunicipalityRhodes
 • Municipal unit234.4 km2 (90.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
2,433
 • Municipal unit density10/km2 (27/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
View of Siana

Attavyros (Greek: Αττάβυρος) is a former municipality on the island of Rhodes, in the Dodecanese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Rhodes, of which it is a municipal unit.[2]

Geography[edit]

The population is 2,433 (2011 census); the land area is 234.350 km².[3] It is the westernmost municipal unit on the island, occupying the central portion of its western coast; the seat of the municipality was in Emponas (pop. 1,061). Its largest other towns are Ágios Isídoros (355) and Kritinia (454). In land area it is the second-largest municipal unit on Rhodes and the second-least densely populated, after South Rhodes (Notia Rodos).

The municipal unit is composed by five communities:

Community Population (2011) Localities
(main locality shown in italics)
Agios Isidoros
(Άγιος Ισίδωρος)
355
Agios Isidoros (355 inh.)
Emponas
(Έμπωνας)
1,242
Emponas (1,061 inh.)
Mandriko (Μανδρικό, 181 inh.)
Kritinia
(Κρητηνία)
503
Kritinia (454 inh.)
Kameiros Skala (Κάμειρος Σκάλα, 49 inh.)
Monolithos
(Μονόλιθος)
181
Monolithos (181 inh.)
Siana
(Σιάνα)
152
Siana (151 inh.)
Lakki (Λακκί, 1 inh.)

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  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.

External links[edit]

Media related to Attavyros at Wikimedia Commons