Aliveri

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Aliveri
Αλιβέρι
Location
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
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Central Greece
Regional unit: Euboea
Municipality: Kymi-Aliveri
Municipal unit: Taminaioi
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Community
 - Population: 5,621
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Auto: ΧΑ

Aliveri (Greek: Αλιβέρι) is a town and a community in the island of Euboea, 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 5,140 5,621

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 793 KB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 

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