Aetomilitsa

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Aetomilitsa
Αετομηλίτσα
View on Aetomilitsa village. Peaks of Gramos mountain visible in the background
View on Aetomilitsa village. Peaks of Gramos mountain visible in the background
Aetomilitsa is located in Greece
Aetomilitsa
Aetomilitsa
Coordinates: 40°18.6′N 20°51.3′E / 40.3100°N 20.8550°E / 40.3100; 20.8550Coordinates: 40°18.6′N 20°51.3′E / 40.3100°N 20.8550°E / 40.3100; 20.8550
Country Greece
Administrative region Epirus
Regional unit Ioannina
Municipality Konitsa
 • Municipal unit 51.297 km2 (19.806 sq mi)
Highest elevation 1,485 m (4,872 ft)
Lowest elevation 1,385 m (4,544 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 432
 • Municipal unit density 8.4/km2 (22/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 440 15
Area code(s) +30-2655-xxx-xxx
Vehicle registration INx-xxxx

Aetomilitsa (Greek: Αετομηλίτσα, before 1927: Δέντσικο - Dentsiko,[2] Aromanian: Densko, Denicko) is a village in the Ioannina regional unit, Epirus, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Konitsa, of which it is a municipal unit.[3] Before 2011, it was an independent community.[2] The 2011 census recorded 432 residents in the village.[1] The community of Aetomilitsa covers an area of 51.297 km2.[4]

Geography[edit]

It lies on the Gramos mountain. It is one of the highest communities in Greece situated at an altitude between 1385 and 1485m.

History[edit]

For a time during the Greek Civil War (1946-1949), Aetomilitsa was the seat of the communist rebels, the so-called "Provisional Democratic Government".[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ a b EETAA local government changes
  3. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  4. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. 
  5. ^ Shrader, Charles R. (1999). The Withered Vine: Logistics and the Communist Insurgency in Greece, 1945-1949. Greenwood Publishing Group. p. 6. ISBN 9780275965440.