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Keratea is located in Greece
Coordinates 37°48′N 23°58′E / 37.800°N 23.967°E / 37.800; 23.967Coordinates: 37°48′N 23°58′E / 37.800°N 23.967°E / 37.800; 23.967
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Attica
Regional unit: East Attica
Municipality: Lavreotiki
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 11,205
 - Area: 129.864 km2 (50 sq mi)
 - Density: 86 /km2 (223 /sq mi)
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (center): 158 m (518 ft)
Postal code: 190 01
Telephone: 22990
Auto: Z

Keratea (Greek: Κερατέα) is a town in East Attica, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Lavreotiki, of which it is a municipal unit.[2]


Keratea is situated in the hills in the southeastern part of the Attica peninsula, 6 km west of the Aegean Sea coast, at about 200 m elevation. It lies at the northern foot of the Panion hills. It is 5 km southeast of Kalyvia Thorikou, 12 km northwest of Lavrio and 29 km southeast of Athens city centre. Greek National Road 89 (Gerakas - Koropi - Lavrio - Sounio) passes through Keratea.

In antiquity, the area of present Keratea was part of the deme Cephale, of the phyle Acamantis.

Historical population[edit]

Year Town population Municipality population
1981 7,511 -
1991 6,512 9,715
2001 7,472 11,205
2011 7,493 14,763

See also[edit]


  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)

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