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View o the auld ceety an the Muslim mosque.
View o the auld ceety an the Muslim mosque.
Official seal of Komotini
Komotini is located in Greece
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
Kintra Greece
Admeenistrative region East Macedonie an Thrace
Regional unit Rhodope
 • Mayor Georgios Petridis
 • Municipality 644.7 km2 (248.9 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 385.4 km2 (148.8 sq mi)
Elevation 45 m (148 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 66,919
 • Municipality Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 60,648
 • Municipal unit Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
 • Population 54272
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 691 00
Aurie code(s) 25310
Vehicle registration ΚΟ
Website www.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. "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. Demetriou, Olga (May 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. 

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