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Panoramic view of Filoti
Panoramic view of Filoti
Drymalia is located in Greece
Coordinates 37°4′N 25°29′E / 37.067°N 25.483°E / 37.067; 25.483Coordinates: 37°4′N 25°29′E / 37.067°N 25.483°E / 37.067; 25.483
Country: Greece
Administrative region: South Aegean
Regional unit: Naxos
Municipality: Naxos and Lesser Cyclades
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 6,099
 - Area: 302.8 km2 (117 sq mi)
 - Density: 20 /km2 (52 /sq mi)
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Auto: EM

Drymalia (Greek: Δρυμαλία) is a former municipality on the island of Naxos, in the Cyclades, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Naxos and Lesser Cyclades, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] With a land area of 302.828 km² (116.92 sq mi), it comprises about 70 percent of the island, in the eastern, northern, and southern parts. Its population was 6,099 at the 2001 census. The seat of the municipality was in Chalkeio (pop. 408), located at the center of the island. The largest town is Filoti, with a population of 1,702 inhabitants. Other large towns are Aperathos, Koronos, Damarionas, and Koronis. The municipal unit shares the island with the municipal unit of Naxos (city), which comprises about 30 percent of the island of Naxos, at its western end.


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