Itea, Phocis

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Itea
Ιτέα
Itea (pan).jpg
Location
Itea is located in Greece
Itea
Itea
Coordinates 38°26′N 22°25.5′E / 38.433°N 22.4250°E / 38.433; 22.4250Coordinates: 38°26′N 22°25.5′E / 38.433°N 22.4250°E / 38.433; 22.4250
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Central Greece
Regional unit: Phocis
Municipality: Delphi
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 5,888
 - Area: 26.351 km2 (10 sq mi)
 - Density: 223 /km2 (579 /sq mi)
Community
 - Population: 4,362
 - Area: 6.305 km2 (2 sq mi)
 - Density: 692 /km2 (1,792 /sq mi)
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (min-max): 2–10 m ­(7–33 ft)
Postal code: 332 00
Telephone: +30-2265-xxx-xxx
Auto: ΑΜx-xxxx

Itea (Greek: Ιτέα meaning willow), is a town and a former municipality in the southeastern part of Phocis, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Delphi, of which it is a municipal unit.[2]

Administrative division[edit]

The municipal unit Itea consists of the communities Itea, Kirra and Tritaia.

Geography[edit]

Itea proper is situated on the north coast of the Gulf of Corinth, 2 km (1 mi) west of Kirra, 8 km (5 mi) southwest of Delphi, 11 km (7 mi) south of Amfissa and 52 km (32 mi) east of Naupactus. The Greek National Road 48 connects Itea with Naupactus, Delphi and Livadeia, the Greek National Road 27 with Amfissa and Lamia. The community of Itea covers an area of 6.305 km2 (2.434 sq mi) while the minicipal unit covers an area of 26.351 km2 (10.174 sq mi).[3]

Historical population[edit]

Year Town population Municipality population
1981 4,438 -
1991 4,303 5592
2001 4,666 6,072
2011 4,362 5,888
The city of Itea in March 2006 from the view of one of its docks.
Sunset from a dock in Itea, Greece.

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