Coordinates: 40°26′N 21°54.3′E / 40.433°N 21.9050°E / 40.433; 21.9050Coordinates: 40°26′N 21°54.3′E / 40.433°N 21.9050°E / 40.433; 21.9050
Country Greece
Administrative region West Macedonia
Regional unit Kozani
Municipality Kozani
Municipal unit Ellispontos
Elevation 853 m (2,799 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
  Rural 960
  Population 975 (2011)
  Area (km2) 38.422
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 501 00
Area code(s) +30-2461-xxx-xxx
Vehicle registration ΚΖ

Akrini (Greek: Ακρινή) is a village and a community of the Kozani municipality.[2] Before the 2011 local government reform it was part of the municipality of Ellispontos, of which it was a municipal district.[2] The 2011 census recorded 960 inhabitants in the village and 975 inhabitants in the community of Akrini.[1] The community of Akrini covers an area of 38.422 km2.[3]


Neolithic era tools has been discovered near Akrini.[4] Objects from the 2nd century BC has been found in the area, as well as an Early Christian church of the 4th century AD.[4] The contemporary village of Akrini is inhabited by Greek refugees from Adapazarı.[4]

Administrative division

The community of Polymylos consists of five separate settlements:[1]

The aforementioned population figures are as of 2011.[1]

See also


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. 1 2 Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.
  4. 1 2 3 Τοπική Ενότητα Ακρινής (in Greek). Kozani municipality. Retrieved 5 January 2014.
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