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Administrative Region : Central Greece
Regional unit : Voiotia

  • Kokkino (Κόκκινο) Voiotia
  • Kokkino is a village in the Orchomenos Municipality of the prefecture of Viotia. It is built on the northern slopes of Ptoos (or Mount Pelagia) at an altitude of 260 meters. It has a population of 618, according to the 2011 census.

    With the villages of Agios Ioannis and Skroponeria, as well as the Monastery of Pelagia, they constitute the Local Community of Kokkinos, with a total population of 812 inhabitants [1].

    A large part of the population works in the neighboring mining industry, LARCO. From few sources there, the village was first inhabited in 1400, perhaps a little earlier, probably by Albanian tribes. The then name of the village was Kokkino Dima and it came from the red soil that still characterizes the area and probably from the name of the lighthouse leader who then dominated the village because such similar names had neighboring villages, as shown by maps found by it. the season. During the Turkish occupation, the village belonged to the Voivode of Martino, which means control of the area.

    Demography
    Historical population development

    Population course:

    Source: Short Geographical Dictionary, Stamatelatou, Ed. Hermes ISBN 960-320-133-2

    Administrative changes

    Kokkino was a community in the period 1912-1998, to which the settlement of Agios Ioannis (formerly Neo Kokkino) belonged. In 1999 he joined the Municipality of Akraifnia and from 2011 the Municipality of Orchomenos.

    References

    "2011 Population and Housing Census" (PDF). Archived (PDF) from the original on 17 May 2017. Retrieved on 5 April 2016.
    Administrative changes OTA, Kokkinou community

    Community Kokkino
    Agios Ioannis (Άγιος Ιωάννης, ο)
    Kokkino (Κόκκινο, το)
    Moni Pelagias (Μονή Πελαγίας, η)
    Skroponeria (Σκροπονέρια, τα)

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