Glyka Nera

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Glyka Nera
Γλυκά Νερά
Main Square
Main Square
Glyka Nera is located in Greece
Glyka Nera
Glyka Nera
Coordinates 37°59.5′N 23°50.9′E / 37.9917°N 23.8483°E / 37.9917; 23.8483Coordinates: 37°59.5′N 23°50.9′E / 37.9917°N 23.8483°E / 37.9917; 23.8483
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Attica
Regional unit: East Attica
Municipality: Paiania
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 11,049
 - Area: 9.238 km2 (4 sq mi)
 - Density: 1,196 /km2 (3,098 /sq mi)
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (center): 220 m (722 ft)
Postal code: 153 xx
Telephone: 210
Auto: Z

Glyka Nera (Greek: Γλυκά Νερά meaning "sweet waters"), is a rapidly growing suburb in the northeastern part of Athens, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Paiania, of which it is a municipal unit.[2]


Glyka Nera is situated on the eastern slope of the northernmost part of the forested Hymettus mountain. It is 11 km east of central Athens, and 11 km northwest of the Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. Adjacent towns are Gerakas to the northeast and Paiania to the south. Motorway 64 passes north of the town.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1981 3,547
1991 5,813
2001 6,623
2011 11,049

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (xls 2,7 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece.  (Greek)
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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