Palaia Fokaia

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Palaia Fokaia
Παλαιά Φώκαια
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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
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 3,436
 - Area: 22.944 km2 (9 sq mi)
 - Density: 150 /km2 (388 /sq mi)
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (center): 6 m (20 ft)
Postal code: 190 xx
Telephone: 22910
Auto: Z

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.


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]


  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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