Grevena

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Statistics
Capital: Grevena
Area: 2,338 km


Ranked 2nd

Elevation: Lowest: northern part
Highest: Pindus
Inhabitants: 37,017(1991)
Population density: 15.83/km
ISO 3166-2: GR-51
FIPS code:
Car designation: PN (Grevena)
Code for the municipalities: 09xx
Number of municipalities: 8
Number of independent communes: 7
Area/distance code: 11-30-24620 (030-24620)
24920 in the southeastern part
Postal code 51x xx
Name of inhabitants: sing.
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2-letter abbreviation/HASC:
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Map showing Grevena within Greece

Grevena (Greek: Γρεβενά) is a town in Greece, capital of the Grevena prefecture, one of the fifty-one prefectures of Greece. Much of the prefecture is mountainous. Grevena is the leastly populated prefecture in Greece. It was recreated in the 1940s out of the old Grevena-Kozani prefecture in which the capital was Kozani. Grevena has no provinces. It is bounded with the prefectures of Ioannina and Epirus to the west, Kastoria to the northwest, Kozani to the north and east, Larissa to the southeast and Trikala to the south.

The current population is about 30,000 citizens. It is about 400 kilometers from Athens and about 180 kilometers from Thessaloniki. The density was the smallest until the 1990s.

The mountains include Lygkio to the west, Chasia to the southwest and the south anf Vourinos to the northeast. The longest river is Aliacmon which flows to its east, the central part and the northern part.

The region's economy relies on farming and agriculture, ecotourism, forest industry and the ski resort of Vasilitsa, which is a popular destination for winter holidays.

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History

An earthquake on Monday January 5, 2005 measured 4.9 R near Grevena. It happened at 18:00 (UTC), 20:00 local time (BNST), no damages were reported.

Transportation


Municipalities

Municipality YPES code Seat Postal code Area code ((0)30-)
Chasia 0915 Karpero 511 00 24620-3
Deskati 0905 Deskati 512 00 24620-3
Gorgiani 0903 Kipourio Grevena 511 00 24620-75
Grevena 0904 Grevena 511 00 24620-2
Irakliotes 0907 Agios Georgios 510 30 24620-41
Kosmas Aitolos 0909 Megaro 511 00 24620-73
Theodoros Ziakas 0908 Mavranei 511 00 24620-83
Ventzio 0902 Knidi 511 00 24620-91

Communities

Commune YPES code Seat Postal code Area code ((0)30-)
Avdelia 0901 Avdelia 401 00 24920-23
Dotsiko 0906 Dotsiko 411 00 24620-25
Filippi 0914 Filippi 511 00 24620-2
Mesolouri 0910 Mesolouri 510 32 24620-2
Perivolo 0911 Perivolo 511 00 24620-80
Samarina 0912 Samarina* 511 00 -
Smixi 0913 Smixi 401 00 24920-22


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