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Komotini

Κομοτηνή
View o the auld ceety an the Muslim mosque.
View o the auld ceety an the Muslim mosque.
Komotini is locatit in Greece
Komotini
Komotini
Location within the region
2011 Dimos Komotinis.svg
Coordinates: 41°6′N 25°25′E / 41.100°N 25.417°E / 41.100; 25.417Coordinates: 41°6′N 25°25′E / 41.100°N 25.417°E / 41.100; 25.417
KintraGreece
Admeenistrative regionEast Macedonie an Thrace
Regional unitRhodope
Govrenment
 • MayorGeorgios Petridis
Area
 • Municipality644.7 km2 (248.9 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit385.4 km2 (148.8 sq mi)
Elevation
45 m (148 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipality
66919
 • Municipality density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit
60648
 • Municipal unit density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Community
 • Population54,272 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
691 00
Aurie code(s)25310
Vehicle registrationΚΟ
Websitewww.komotini.gr

Komotini (Greek: Κομοτηνή, Turkis: Gümülcine) is a ceety in Thrace, northeastren Greece. It is the caipital o the region o East Macedonie an Thrace an o the Rhodope regional unit. It wis the admeenistrative centre of the Rhodope-Evros super-prefectur till its abolishment in 2011. The ceety is hame tae the Democritus University o Thrace, foondit in 1973. Komotini is hame tae a sizeable Muslim minority, which constitutes 45% o the ceety's population.[2]

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  1. a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. Demetriou, Olga (2006). "Streets Not Named: Discursive Dead Ends and the Politics of Orientation in Intercommunal Spatial Relations in Northern Greece". Cultural Anthropology. 21 (2): 295–321. doi:10.1525/can.2006.21.2.295. Unknown parameter |month= ignored (help)

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