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Omiroupoli (Greek: Ομηρούπολη) is a former municipality in the central part of on the island of Chios, North Aegean, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Chios, of which it is a municipal unit.[1] Population 7,335 people (2001 census). The seat of the municipality was Vrontados (pop. 4,554), the second largest town on the island (after Chios (town)). The next largest towns are Lagkáda (916), Karyaí (763), and Sykiáda (571).

Tradition claims that epic poet Homer (Όμηρος) was born and lived here, thus the name of the municipal unit.

The municipality of Omiroupoli, population 7335 (2001) is divided in

Historical population
Year Population
1991 7,477
2001 7,335


Langada of Lagkada is a small village, its population are mainly fishermen and sailors. Langada is 16 km from the city of Chios

See also

Communities of the Chios prefecture


^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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