Alikanas

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Alikanas

Αλικανάς
Alikanas is located in Greece
Alikanas
Alikanas
Coordinates: 37°50′N 20°46′E / 37.833°N 20.767°E / 37.833; 20.767Coordinates: 37°50′N 20°46′E / 37.833°N 20.767°E / 37.833; 20.767
CountryGreece
Administrative regionIonian Islands
Regional unitZakynthos
MunicipalityZakynthos
Municipal unitAlykes
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Rural
441
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registrationZA

Alikanas (Greek: Αλικανάς) is a village in the municipal unit of Alykes situated on the northeastern coast about 15 km northwest of Zakynthos (city) on the island of Zakynthos, Greece. It is situated 1 km (0.6 mi) from the neighbouring village of Alykes, on the Ionian coast. Alikanas/Alykanas is a very well known tourist destination. People from all over the world are visiting Alikanas/Alykanas in the summer. It has a beautiful sandy wide beach On the beach of Alykanas you can find the lily of the sea, protected by Greek and International legislation. The famous caretta caretta might be seen sometimes in these waters, even though they prefer less populated areas.

It is 3 km (1.9 mi) northeast of Katastari, 3 km (1.9 mi) northwest of Ano Gerakari and 12 km (7.5 mi) northwest of Zakynthos city.

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Alikanas Beach.jpg

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Bay of Alykes, looking south, showing Alkes nearest with Alikanas beyond

Population[edit]

Year Population
1981 199
1991 223
2001 341
2011 441

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.