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Zitsa
Ζίτσα
Zitsa municipality
Zitsa municipality
Zitsa is located in Greece
Zitsa
Zitsa
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
Area
 • Municipality 566.3 km2 (218.6 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 65.9 km2 (25.4 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)
Community
 • Population 676
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]

Municipality[edit]

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]

  • Ekali (Asfaka, Vatatades, Vlachatano, Gavrisioi, Ligopsa, Metamorfosi, Petsali)
  • Evrymenes (Delvinakopoulo, Klimatia, Kokkinochoma, Lefkothea, Paliouri, Raiko, Soulopoulo, Vasilopoulo)
  • Molossoi (Aetopetra, Chinka, Despotiko, Dovla, Ekklisochori, Foteino, Giourganista, Granitsa, Granitsopoula, Grimpovo, Kalochori, Kourenta, Polydoro, Radovizi, Rizo, Vereniki, Voutsaras, Vrosina, Vrysoula, Zalongo)
  • Pasaronas (Agios Ioannis, Anargyroi, Ano Lapsista, Eleousa, Grammeno, Kato Lapsista, Lofiskos, Lyngos, Mega Gardiki, Neochori, Peratis, Petralona, Polylofo, Rodotopi, Vageniti, Vounoplagia, Zoodochos)
  • Zitsa (Dafnofyto, Karitsa, Lithino, Protopappas, Zitsa)

Notable people[edit]

  • Jeremias I (16th century), Patriarch of Constantinople
  • Dimitrios Zitsaios, benefactor
  • Dimitrios Sarros (1870–1938), writer
  • Chrisanthi Zitsaia (1903–1995), writer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (in Greek). 
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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Yahoo Travel

Yahoo Travel
Mon, 13 Jul 2015 00:33:21 -0700

Finding hosts near Ioannina, a city on the northwest part of the country, proved to be a difficult task but Kostas Karamichos, the baker from Zitsa, offered them a place to stay. “We did not know anything about Zitsa except that there were wine grapes ...

Daily Mail

Daily Mail
Wed, 07 Jan 2015 05:52:50 -0800

A grade II listed gatehouse nestled in the grounds of a famous romantic poet's 13th century ancestral home has been put up for auction for just £180,000. The 'trophy' property, known as The Hutt or East Lodge, is set in the sprawling grounds of ...

ptext.net (Pressemitteilung)

ptext.net (Pressemitteilung)
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 07:26:15 -0700

Angebaut wird sie in den eher kühlen Weinbaugebieten von Zitsa in der nordgriechischen Region Epirus. Die Rebsorte überzeugt mit ihrem frischen Charakter, harmonischer Säure und Aromen von Äpfeln, Birnen und Zitrusfrüchten. Die Weine harmonieren ...
 
The Dieline (blog)
Mon, 19 May 2014 08:59:51 -0700

Designed by Kommigraphics Design Studio, Aspra Homata is a wine label named after the homonymous vineyards in Zitsa, Ioannina, which are cultivated on calcareous soil thus giving a unique character and clarity to this wine. The creative concept behind ...
 
Marketing Week Online
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 06:48:45 -0800

Η νέα ετικέτα του λευκού Zitsa Classico βασίστηκε στον ορεινό χαρακτήρα του αμπελώνα που καλλιεργείται η ποικιλία Ντεμπίνα και τον ψυχρό, φρέσκο χαρακτήρα του κρασιού, για αυτό και έχει το σχήμα μιας λευκής οροσειράς η οποία αγκαλιάζει το μπουκάλι.

Zougla

Zougla
Tue, 04 Nov 2014 00:37:30 -0800

Αιφνιδιάστηκαν χθες οι λιγοστοί κάτοικοι στο χωριό Λίθινο του δήμου Ζίτσας Ιωαννίνων, καθώς μπαίνοντας το πρωί στο ξωκλήσι του Αγίου Νικολάου είδαν αναποδογυρισμένη την Αγία Τράπεζα και το Ιερό να έχει σκαφτεί σε βάθος τουλάχιστον 1,5 μέτρου.

iOnline

iOnline
Mon, 05 Jan 2015 03:38:19 -0800

17 de Novembro Menu da tarde: vinho branco de Zitsa, arroz especial da Katerina, carne de porco cozinhada no forno pelo Antonis, com três tipos de pimentos e um monte de outras coisas, iogurte, salada de alface, salada de tomate, pimento, cebola e feta.

Hpeiros.gr

Hpeiros.gr
Mon, 23 Mar 2015 02:11:15 -0700

Το Primus Zitsa Barrique (2012), ποικιλία Ντεμπίνα που έχει παραμείνει σε βαρέλι για περίπου 5-6 μήνες, βρέθηκε στην πρώτη 10αδα των ελληνικών κρασιών έπειτα από τυφλή γευστική δοκιμή και βαθμολόγηση από κορυφαίους γευσιγνώστες του χώρου, όπως ...
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