Faiakes

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Faiakes
Φαίακες
Faiakes is located in Greece
Faiakes
Faiakes
Coordinates: 39°42′N 19°49′E / 39.700°N 19.817°E / 39.700; 19.817Coordinates: 39°42′N 19°49′E / 39.700°N 19.817°E / 39.700; 19.817
Country Greece
Administrative region Ionian Islands
Regional unit Corfu
Municipality Corfu
 • Municipal unit 53.9 km2 (20.8 sq mi)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 6,488
 • Municipal unit density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Community
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΚΥ

Faiakes (Greek: Φαίακες) is a former municipality on the island of Corfu, Ionian Islands, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Corfu, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It is located in the northeastern part of the island of Corfu. It has a land area of 53.850 km² and a population of 6,488 (2001 census). The seat of the municipality was the town of Ypsos (pop. 824). Its largest towns are Káto Korakiána (pop. 955), Áno Korakiána (897), Ýpsos, Káto Ágios Márkos (726), and Spartýlas (575).

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. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)