Parelioi

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Parelioi
Παρέλιοι
Location
Parelioi is located in Greece
Parelioi
Parelioi
Coordinates 39°36′N 19°49′E / 39.600°N 19.817°E / 39.600; 19.817Coordinates: 39°36′N 19°49′E / 39.600°N 19.817°E / 39.600; 19.817
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Ionian Islands
Regional unit: Corfu
Municipality: Corfu
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 7,197
 - Area: 49.0 km2 (19 sq mi)
 - Density: 147 /km2 (380 /sq mi)
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Auto: ΚΥ

Parelioi (Greek: Παρέλιοι) is a former municipality on the island of Corfu, Ionian Islands, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Corfu, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It is located on the central west coast of the island of Corfu. It has a land area of 48.990 km² and a population of 7,197 (2001 census). The seat of the municipality was the town of Kokkini (pop. 733). Its largest towns are Sinarádes (pop. 1,124), Áfra (834), Giannádes (760), Kokkíni, Kompítsi (595), and Pélekas (565).

Subdivisions[edit]

The municipal unit Parelioi is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):

Population[edit]

Year Population
1991 6,180
2001 7,196

Tourism[edit]

The economy of Parelioi is mainly based on tourism. There are beaches in Agios Gordis, Glyfada, Kondogialos and Ermones. The Historic and Folklore Museum of Central Corfu is located in Sinarades. Aqualand, the third largest water park in Europe, is situated in Agios Ioannis.[citation needed]

External links[edit]

References[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)