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Periphery: Epirus
Prefecture : Ioannina

Bizani (Greek: Μπιζάνι) is a village and a former municipality in the Ioannina regional unit, Epirus, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Ioannina, of which it is a municipal unit.[1] In 2001 its population was 4,241. The seat of the municipality was in Pedini. The municipal unit is situated in the plains and low hills south and southwest of Ioannina. The Greek National Road 5 (Ioannina - Arta), the Greek National Road 17 (Ioannina - Dodoni) and the Egnatia Odos motorway (Igoumenitsa - Ioannina - Thessaloniki) pass through the municipal unit.

Division of the municipality

Population
Year Population
1991 3,052
2001 4,241
History

Bizani was the location of the Battle of Bizani that took place in February 1913 as part of the Balkan Wars as the last stronghold for Ioannina and the remainder of Epirus before ending almost five centuries of Ottoman Turkish rule.
See also

List of settlements in the Ioannina regional unit

External links

Bizani at the GTP Travel Pages

References

^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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