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 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 2,768
 • Municipal unit density 22/km2 (57/sq mi)
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 2,768 at the 2011 census. The seat of the municipality was in Vasiliki (pop. 395). Its area is 124.709 km²,[3] comprising about 41 percent of Lefkada Island. Its largest towns are Ágios Pétros (pop. 422), Vasilikí, Sývros (379), and Marantochóri (330). 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
2011 2,768

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ 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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