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Prespes
Prespes ( el, Πρέσπες) is a municipality in the Florina Florina ( el, Φλώρινα, ''Flórina''; known also by some #Name, alternative names) is a town and Municipalities and communities of Greece, municipality in the mountainous northwestern Macedonia (Greece), Macedonia, Greece. Its motto is, ' ... regional unit, Greece Greece ( el, Ελλάδα, Elláda, ), officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country located in Southeastern Europe Southeast Europe or Southeastern Europe () is a geographical subregion A subregion is a part of a larger region In geogr .... Its population in 2011 was 7,380. The seat of the municipality is in Laimos Laimos ( el, Λαιμός) is a village in the Florina Regional Unit in West Macedonia Western Macedonia ( el, Δυτική Μακεδονία, translit=Dhitikí Makedhonía, ) is one of the thirteen regions In geography Geography (f .... It was named after Lake Prespa The Lake Prespa is located on the tri ...
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Laimos
Laimos ( el, Λαιμός) is a village in the Florina (regional unit), Florina Regional Unit in West Macedonia, Greece. It is the seat of the Prespes Municipality. History The village was originally known as ''Rampi'' (Greek language, Greek: Ράμπη) or ''Saouftsi'' (Greek language, Greek: Σαούφτσι). Its modern name Laimos (Greek language, Greek: Λαιμός) means 'neck' in Greek and is likely a reference to its position by a narrow promontory separating Small Prespa Lake from Great Prespa Lake. Under Ottoman rule it had a mixed population of Greeks, Albanians, Bulgarians and Turks. Laimos was heavily damaged during the Ilinden Uprising and the First Balkan War. Following the Greek-Turkish population exchange, the Muslim population left and was replaced by Pontic Greeks, Pontic Greek refugees from Turkey. The village was again damaged during the World War II Axis occupation of Greece, German occupation and subsequent Greek Civil War. After the Greek Civil War, many ...
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Lake Prespa
The Lake Prespa is located on the tripoint of North Macedonia, Albania, and Greece. It is a system of two lakes separated by an isthmus: the Great Prespa Lake, divided between the three countries, and the Little Prespa Lake, mostly within Greece. They are the highest tectonic lakes in the Balkans, standing at an elevation of . The area contains three national parks: Prespa National Park (Albania), Prespa in Albania, Galičica in North Macedonia and Prespa National Park (Greece), Prespa in Greece. The largest town in the region is Resen (town), Resen in North Macedonia. In 2014, the Ohrid-Prespa Transboundary Reserve between Albania and North Macedonia was added to UNESCO's World Network of Biosphere Reserves. Geography The Great Prespa Lake ( mk, Преспанско Езеро, ''Prespansko Ezero'', sq, Liqeni i Prespës së Madhe, el, Μεγάλη Πρέσπα, ''Megáli Préspa'') has the total surface of . The largest part of it, belongs to North Macedonia; to Albania; an ...
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West Macedonia
Western Macedonia ( el, Δυτική Μακεδονία, translit=Dhitikí Makedhonía, ) is one of the thirteen regions In geography Geography (from Greek: , ''geographia'', literally "earth description") is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena of the Earth and planets. The first person to use the wor ... of Greece Greece ( el, Ελλάδα, Elláda, ), officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country located in Southeast Europe, Southeastern Europe. Its population is approximately 10.7 million as of 2021; Athens is its largest and capital city, followed ..., consisting of the western part of Macedonia Macedonia most commonly refers to: * North Macedonia North Macedonia, ; sq, Maqedonia e Veriut, (Macedonia until February 2019), officially the Republic of North Macedonia,, is a country in Southeast Europe. It gained independence in .... Located in north-western Greece Greece ( el, Ελ ...
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Florina (regional Unit)
Florina ( el, Περιφερειακή Ενότητα Φλώρινας, ''Perifereiakí Enótita Flórinas'') is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the modern regions of Greece, region of Western Macedonia, in the geographic regions of Greece, geographic region of Macedonia, Greece. Its capital is the town of Florina with a population of around 49.500 (2019) Geography Florina borders the regional units of Pella (regional unit), Pella to the east, Kozani (regional unit), Kozani to the south and Kastoria (regional unit), Kastoriá to the southwest. At the Greek international borders, it is adjacent to Albania (Korçë County) to the west, North Macedonia (Bitola Municipality, Bitola and Resen Municipality, Resen municipalities) to the north and Lake Prespa to the northwest, where the two borders cross each other. Lake Vegoritida is situated in the east. Mountains in the regional unit include Verno (), Varnous () and Voras (). Administration As from 2011 the reg ...
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Greece
Greece ( el, Ελλάδα, Elláda, ), officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country located in Southeastern Europe Southeast Europe or Southeastern Europe () is a geographical subregion A subregion is a part of a larger region In geography Geography (from Greek: , ''geographia'', literally "earth description") is a field of science devoted to the .... Its population is approximately 10.7 million as of 2021; Athens , image_skyline = File:Athens Montage L.png, center, 275px, alt=Athens montage. Clicking on an image in the picture causes the browser to load the appropriate article. rect 15 15 985 460 Acropolis of Athens rect 15 475 48 ... is its largest and capital city, followed by Thessaloniki Thessaloniki (; el, Θεσσαλονίκη, ), also known as Thessalonica (), Saloniki or Salonica (), is the List of countries by largest and second largest cities, second-largest city in Greece, with over 1 million inhabitants in its Thess ...
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Government Gazette (Greece)
The ''Government Gazette'' ( el, Εφημερίς της Κυβερνήσεως, ''Efimeris tis Kyverniseos'') is the official journal A government gazette (also known as official gazette, official journal, official newspaper, official monitor or official bulletin) is a periodical publication that has been authorised to publish public or legal notices. It is usually established ... of the Government of Greece Greece ( el, Ελλάδα, Elláda, ), officially the Hellenic Republic, is a country located in Southeastern Europe Southeast Europe or Southeastern Europe () is a geographical subregion A subregion is a part of a larger region In geogr ... which lists all laws passed in a set time period ratified by Cabinet Cabinet or The Cabinet may refer to: Furniture * Cabinetry, a box-shaped piece of furniture with doors and/or drawers * Display cabinet, a piece of furniture with one or more transparent glass sheets or transparent polycarbonate sheets * Filing ... an ...
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Krystallopigi
Krystallopigi ( el, Κρυσταλλοπηγή) is a former Communities and Municipalities of Greece, community in Florina (regional unit), Florina regional unit, West Macedonia, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Prespes, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 101.984 km2. The population is 359 (2011). The main village is also called Krystallopigi. After the Greek Civil War, the village was resettled with Aromanians from Epirus. Today they still form the majority of the towns population. Here is located the depopulated village Vambel. Krystallopigi Border crossings of Albania, borders Albania to the west; Prespes, Prespes municipality to the north; Korestia, Korestia municipality, Kastoria (regional unit), Kastoria regional unit, to the east and southeast; and Kastraki, Kastoria, Kastraki community, Kastoria (regional unit), Kastoria regional unit, to the south. A major road Border crossings of Albania, ...
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Municipalities Of Western Macedonia
A municipality is usually a single administrative division having municipal corporation, corporate status and powers of self-government or jurisdiction as granted by national and regional laws to which it is subordinate. The term ''municipality'' may also mean the governing or ruling body of a given municipality. A municipality is a general-purpose administrative subdivision, as opposed to a special district (United States), special-purpose district. The term is derived from French language, French ''municipalité'' and Latin language, Latin ''municipalis''. The English language, English word ''municipality'' derives from the Latin social contract ''municipium'' (derived from a word meaning "duty holders"), referring to the Latin communities that supplied Rome with troops in exchange for their own incorporation into the Roman state (granting Roman citizenship to the inhabitants) while permitting the communities to retain their own local governments (a limited autonomy). A mun ...
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