Agios Ioannis Rentis

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Agios Ioannis Rentis
Άγιος Ιωάννης Ρέντης
Agios Ioannis Rentis is located in Greece
Agios Ioannis Rentis
Agios Ioannis Rentis
Coordinates: 37°58′N 23°40′E / 37.967°N 23.667°E / 37.967; 23.667Coordinates: 37°58′N 23°40′E / 37.967°N 23.667°E / 37.967; 23.667
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit Piraeus
Municipality Nikaia-Agios Ioannis Rentis
 • Municipal unit 4.524 km2 (1.747 sq mi)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 16,050
 • Municipal unit density 3,500/km2 (9,200/sq mi)
Community
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 182 xx
Area code(s) 210
Website www.cityofrentis.gr

Agios Ioannis Rentis (Greek: Άγιος Ιωάννης Ρέντης) is a suburb and a former municipality in the western part of the Athens-Piraeus agglomeration, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Nikaia-Agios Ioannis Rentis, of which it is a municipal unit.[2]

Geography[edit]

Agios Ioannis Rentis is an industrialized suburb, located about 5 km (3 mi) west of central Athens and 3 km (2 mi) northeast of Piraeus. The small river Cephissus runs through it. Two important transport axes pass through the municipality: Motorway 1 (Athens- Thessaloniki) and the Piraeus–Platy railway, on which it has a passenger station (Rentis) and a large marshalling yard. The Olympiakos FC training center is in this area.

Historical population[edit]

Year Municipality population
1981 16,276
1991 14,218
2001 15,060
2011 16,050

International relations[edit]

Agios Ioannis Rentis is twinned with Kadıköy, Turkey, since 2003.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (in Greek). 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ "Twinnings" (PDF). Central Union of Municipalities & Communities of Greece. Retrieved 2013-08-25. 

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