Apollonioi

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Apollonioi
Απολλώνιοι
Apollonioi is located in Greece
Apollonioi
Apollonioi
Coordinates: 38°38′N 20°36′E / 38.633°N 20.600°E / 38.633; 20.600Coordinates: 38°38′N 20°36′E / 38.633°N 20.600°E / 38.633; 20.600
Country Greece
Administrative region Ionian Islands
Regional unit Lefkada
Municipality Lefkada
Districts 11
 • Municipal unit 124.709 km2 (48.150 sq mi)
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 3,235
 • Municipal unit density 26/km2 (67/sq mi)
Community
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 310 81
Area code(s) 26290
Vehicle registration EY
Website www.apollonion.gr

Apollonioi (Greek: Απολλώνιοι) is a former municipality on the island of Lefkada, Ionian Islands, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Lefkada, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It is located in the southwestern part of the island. Its population was 3,235 at the 2001 census. The seat of the municipality was in Vasiliki (pop. 431). Its area is 124.709 km², comprising about 41 percent of Lefkada Island. Its largest towns are Ágios Pétros (pop. 578), Vasilikí, Sývros (418), and Marantochóri (327). The area features beautiful beaches on the western side of the island, the most famous are in Porto Katsiki and in Ekremnoi. The Porto Katsiki Beach has been voted the second best beach in the world.[citation needed]

Subdivisions[edit]

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

Population[edit]

Year Population
1991 3,472
2001 3,235

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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