Zitsa municipality

Coordinates: 39°45′N 20°39′E / 39.750°N 20.650°E / 39.750; 20.650Coordinates: 39°45′N 20°39′E / 39.750°N 20.650°E / 39.750; 20.650
Country Greece
Administrative region Epirus
Regional unit Ioannina
  Municipality 565.6 km2 (218.4 sq mi)
  Municipal unit 65.87 km2 (25.43 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
  Municipality 14,766
  Municipality density 26/km2 (68/sq mi)
  Municipal unit 1,332
  Municipal unit density 20/km2 (52/sq mi)
  Population 676 (2011)
  Area (km2) 29.17
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΙΝ

Zitsa (Greek: Ζίτσα) is a village and a municipality in the Ioannina regional unit, Epirus, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the village Eleousa.[2] The municipality has an area of 565.566 km2, the municipal unit 65.868 km2, the community 29.169 km2.[3]


The present municipality Zitsa was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 5 former municipalities, that became municipal units (constituent communities in brackets):[2]

Notable people


  1. 1 2 "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.
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