Alykes

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Alykes
Αλυκές
Bay of Alykes looking south showing the village of Alykes nearest (with the salt flats to the right) with Alikanas beyond.
Bay of Alykes looking south showing the village of Alykes nearest (with the salt flats to the right) with Alikanas beyond.
Alykes is located in Greece
Alykes
Alykes
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
Country Greece
Administrative region Ionian Islands
Regional unit Zakynthos
Municipality Zakynthos
 • Municipal unit 42.9 km2 (16.6 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 5,203
 • Municipal unit density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ZA
Website www.alykes.gr

Alykes (Greek: Αλυκές) is a former municipality on the island of Zakynthos, Ionian Islands, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Zakynthos, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It is situated along the northeastern coast of the island, about 10 km (6.2 mi) northwest of Zakynthos (city). It has a land area of 42.881 km2 (16.6 sq mi)[3] and a population of 5,203 (2011 census).[1] The seat of the municipality was in Katastari (pop. 1,378). The next largest towns in the municipality are Skoulikádo (pop. 653), Agios Dimitrios (531), Pigadákia (431), Alikanas (441), and Káto Gerakári (347).

Subdivisions[edit]

The municipal unit Alykes is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):[2]

Population[edit]

Year Population
1991 4,313
2001 4,796
2011 5,203

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. 

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