Anixi

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Anoixi
Άνοιξη
Anoixi is located in Greece
Anoixi
Anoixi
Coordinates: 38°8′N 23°52′E / 38.133°N 23.867°E / 38.133; 23.867Coordinates: 38°8′N 23°52′E / 38.133°N 23.867°E / 38.133; 23.867
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit East Attica
Municipality Dionysos
 • Municipal unit 4.582 km2 (1.769 sq mi)
Elevation 370 m (1,210 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 6,510
 • Municipal unit density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 145 xx
Area code(s) 210
Vehicle registration Z

Anoixi (Greek: Άνοιξη, meaning "spring") is a suburban town in East Attica, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Dionysos, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 4.582 km2.[3]

Geography[edit]

Anoixi is situated in the hills in the northeastern part of the Athens conurbation, at about 370 m elevation. It lies east of the Parnitha mountains and northwest of the Penteliko Mountain. It is 1 km south of Agios Stefanos, 9 km west of Marathon and 20 km northeast of Athens city centre. Its built-up area is continuous with those of the neighbouring suburbs Agios Stefanos, Drosia and Stamata.

Motorway 1 (Athens - Lamia - Thessaloniki) and the railway from Athens to Thessaloniki pass west of the town. Greek National Road 83 (Athens - Marathon - Rafina) passes through Anoixi.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1981 1,377
1991 2,864
2001 5,397
2011 6,510

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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