Voula

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Voula
Βούλα
View of Voula
View of Voula
Location
Voula is located in Greece
Voula
Voula
Coordinates 37°51′N 23°45′E / 37.850°N 23.750°E / 37.850; 23.750Coordinates: 37°51′N 23°45′E / 37.850°N 23.750°E / 37.850; 23.750
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Attica
Regional unit: East Attica
Municipality: Vari-Voula-Vouliagmeni
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 28,364
 - Area: 8.787 km2 (3 sq mi)
 - Density: 3,228 /km2 (8,360 /sq mi)
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (center): 350 m (1,148 ft)
Postal code: 166 73
Telephone: 210
Auto: Z
Website
www.dimosvoulas.gr

Voula (Greek: Βούλα) is a town and former municipality in East Attica, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Vari-Voula-Vouliagmeni, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.[2] Grigoris Kasidokostas is the mayor, elected at 14 November 2010 for the new municipality.

Geography[edit]

Voula is a southern suburb of Athens, 16 km south of the city centre. It is located on the Saronic Gulf coast, at the southwestern foot of the Hymettus mountain. Adjacent coast towns are Glyfada to the northwest and Vouliagmeni to the south. The Greek National Road 91 (Athens - Sounio) passes through Voula. One of the largest hospitals in the Athens conurbation, "Asklipieio", lies in the northern part of Voula. It is served by the southern terminus of the Athens Tram lines 3 and 5, Asklipieio Voulas.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1981 10,539
1991 17,998
2001 25,532
2011 28,364

See also[edit]

References[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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