Vrachnaiika

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Vrachnaiika
Βραχναίικα
Vrachneika seaside street and beach
Vrachneika seaside street and beach
Location
Vrachnaiika is located in Greece
Vrachnaiika
Vrachnaiika
Coordinates 38°9.7′N 21°40′E / 38.1617°N 21.667°E / 38.1617; 21.667Coordinates: 38°9.7′N 21°40′E / 38.1617°N 21.667°E / 38.1617; 21.667
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: West Greece
Regional unit: Achaea
Municipality: Patras
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 5,094
 - Area: 32.11 km2 (12 sq mi)
 - Density: 159 /km2 (411 /sq mi)
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (center): 10 m (33 ft)
Postal code: 250 02
Telephone: 2610
Auto: ΑΧ

Vrachnaiika (Greek: Βραχνέικα or Βραχναίικα, Greek pronunciation: [vraxˈneika]) is a town and a former municipality in Achaea, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Patras, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It is suburb of a Patras, about 11 km southwest of the city centre, on the Gulf of Patras coast. The population of the town is around 3,000 and of the municipality around 5,000. The community has a disused rail station on the line from Patras to Pyrgos. The Greek National Road 9 (Patras - Pyrgos) passes south of the centre.

Population history[edit]

Year Municipal district Municipality
1981 2,167 -
1991 2,259 4,274
2001 2,828 5,049

Subdivisions[edit]

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

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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)