Aliveri

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Aliveri
Αλιβέρι
Aliveri is located in Greece
Aliveri
Aliveri
Coordinates: 38°25′N 24°2′E / 38.417°N 24.033°E / 38.417; 24.033Coordinates: 38°25′N 24°2′E / 38.417°N 24.033°E / 38.417; 24.033
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Greece
Regional unit Euboea
Municipality Kymi-Aliveri
Municipal unit Taminaioi
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΧΑ

Aliveri (Greek: Αλιβέρι) is a town and a community in the island of Evoia, Greece. It is part of the municipal unit Taminaioi, and the seat of the municipality Kymi-Aliveri. Aliveri is situated in the eastern part of the island, on the South Euboean Gulf. It is 13 km southwest of Avlonari, 14 km east of Amarynthos and 39 km east of Chalcis. The Greek National Road 44 (Thebes - Chalcis - Karystos) passes through the town. The community Aliveri consists of the town Aliveri and the villages Anthoupoli, Katakalos, Latas and Milaki.

Aliveri is mostly an industrial town. The biggest cement factory of Greece and a power generating plant of the Public Power Corporation (ΔΕΗ) are located in Aliveri. The lignite fired power plant began producing power in 1955. As the lignite seam has been exhausted now, the power plant is using oil. In the area, there is also marble mining industry. Aliveri has a picturesque harbor called "Karavos".

Historical population[edit]

An old house in Aliveri
Year Population town Population community
1981 5,103 -
1991 5,065 -
2001 5,686 5,621
2011 9.895

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 

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