Varnavas

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Varnavas
Βαρνάβας
Varnavas is located in Greece
Varnavas
Varnavas
Coordinates: 38°13′N 23°55′E / 38.217°N 23.917°E / 38.217; 23.917Coordinates: 38°13′N 23°55′E / 38.217°N 23.917°E / 38.217; 23.917
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit East Attica
Municipality Marathon
 • Municipal unit 37.349 km2 (14.421 sq mi)
Elevation 453 m (1,486 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 1,326
 • Municipal unit 2,081
 • Municipal unit density 56/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 190 14
Area code(s) 22950
Vehicle registration ZX
Website istomediahost.gr/varnavas

Varnavas (Greek: Βαρνάβας "Barnabas") is a town in East Attica, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Marathon, of which it is a municipal unit.[2]

Geography[edit]

Varnavas is situated in the hills of northeastern Attica. The main land use is agriculture. The nearest towns are Kapandriti (4 km west) and Grammatiko (4 km southeast). It is 8 km northwest of Marathon and 32 km northeast of Athens. Landmarks include the Historic People's Museum of Varnavas (Istoriko Laografiko Mouseio Varnava).

The municipal unit has a land area of 37.349 km2 (14 sq mi) and a total population of 2,081 inhabitants. Its other settlements are Agía Paraskeví (pop. 244), Ágioi Dimítrios kai Panteleímon (189), Moní Metamorfóseos Sotíros (136), Ágios Ioánnis (81), Pouríthi (66), Moní Panagías (32), and Limniónas (7).

Historical population[edit]

Year Village population Community population
1981 1,130 -
1991 1,170 1,404
2001 1,425 1,722
2011 1,326 2,081

References[edit]

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

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