Pallini

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For a municipality in Chalcidice, Greece, see Pallini, Chalcidice.
Pallini
Παλλήνη
Pallini city
Pallini city
Pallini is located in Greece
Pallini
Pallini
Coordinates: 38°0′N 23°53′E / 38.000°N 23.883°E / 38.000; 23.883Coordinates: 38°0′N 23°53′E / 38.000°N 23.883°E / 38.000; 23.883
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit East Attica
Area
 • Municipality 30.72 km2 (11.86 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 18.93 km2 (7.31 sq mi)
Elevation 150 m (490 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 54,415
 • Municipality density 1,800/km2 (4,600/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 22,344
 • Municipal unit density 1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 153 xx
Area code(s) 210
Website www.palini.gr

Pallini (Greek: Παλλήνη) is a suburban town and a municipality in East Attica, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Gerakas.[2] It is the seat of administration of the East Attica regional unit.

Geography[edit]

Pallini is situated in the eastern part of the Athens conurbation, at about 150 m elevation. It lies in a plain between the mountains Penteliko and Hymettus. It is 2 km east of Gerakas and 14 km east of Athens city centre. Its built-up area is continuous with those of the neighbouring suburbs Gerakas and Anthousa. Pallini station, west of the town centre, is served by commuter trains and Athens metro. Greek National Road 54 (Athens - Rafina) passes through Pallini. The municipal unit Pallini includes the subdivision of Leontari.

Municipality[edit]

Pallini municipality

The municipality Pallini was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

Historical population[edit]

Year Town Municipal unit Municipality
1981 5,475 - -
1991 8,021 10,908 -
2001 12,552 16,679 -
2011 16,415 22,344 54,415

Notable people[edit]

Gallery[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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

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