Palaia Fokaia

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Palaia Fokaia
Παλαιά Φώκαια
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View of Palaia Fokaia
Palaia Fokaia is located in Greece
Palaia Fokaia
Palaia Fokaia
Coordinates: 37°43′N 23°57′E / 37.717°N 23.950°E / 37.717; 23.950Coordinates: 37°43′N 23°57′E / 37.717°N 23.950°E / 37.717; 23.950
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit East Attica
Municipality Saronikos
 • Municipal unit 22.944 km2 (8.859 sq mi)
Elevation 6 m (20 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 3,436
 • Municipal unit density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 190 xx
Area code(s) 22910
Vehicle registration Z
Website www.palaiafokaia.gr

Palaia Fokaia (Greek: Πάλαια Φώκαια, meaning Old Phocaea) is a former community and a seaside town in East Attica, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Saronikos, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Its population was 3,436 at the 2011 census.

Geography[edit]

Palaia Fokaia is located on the Saronic Gulf coast, in the southeastern part of the Attica peninsula. There are low mountains south and east of the town. It lies 2 km south of Anavyssos, 9 km west of Lavrio and 36 km southeast of Athens city centre. Greek National Road 91 (Athens - Sounio) passes through the town.

The municipal unit includes the village of Thymari (pop. 723) and the small, rocky and deforested island of Patroklos, which is uninhabited.

Historical population[edit]

Year Village population Community population
1981 1,430 -
1991 1,631 2,051
2001 2,436 3,123
2011 2,713 3,436

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (in Greek). 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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