Elatia

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For the ancient city-state in Phocis, see Elateia.
Elatia
Ελάτια
Elatia is located in Greece
Elatia
Elatia
Coordinates: 37°52′N 20°40′E / 37.867°N 20.667°E / 37.867; 20.667Coordinates: 37°52′N 20°40′E / 37.867°N 20.667°E / 37.867; 20.667
Country Greece
Administrative region Ionian Islands
Regional unit Zakynthos
Municipality Zakynthos
 • Municipal unit 111.4 km2 (43.0 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 1,933
 • Municipal unit density 17/km2 (45/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ZA

Elatia (Greek: Ελάτια) 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 located in the northwestern part of the island. With a land area of 111.412 km², it is the largest municipal unit on Zakynthos, comprising about 27 percent of its area.[3] Its population was 1,933 at the 2011 census. The seat of the municipality was in the town of Volimes (pop. 406). The next largest towns are Maries (296), Áno Volímes (262), and Orthoniés (222).

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  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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.