Glyka Nera

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Glyka Nera
Γλυκά Νερά
Main Square
Main Square
Glyka Nera is located in Greece
Glyka Nera
Glyka Nera
Location within the regional unit
DE Glykon Neron.svg
Coordinates: 37°59.5′N 23°50.9′E / 37.9917°N 23.8483°E / 37.9917; 23.8483Coordinates: 37°59.5′N 23°50.9′E / 37.9917°N 23.8483°E / 37.9917; 23.8483
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit East Attica
Municipality Paiania
 • Municipal unit 9.238 km2 (3.567 sq mi)
Elevation 220 m (720 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 11,049
 • Municipal unit density 1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 153 xx
Area code(s) 210
Vehicle registration Z

Glyka Nera (Greek: Γλυκά Νερά, Greek pronunciation: [ɣliˈka neˈra], meaning "sweet waters"), is a rapidly growing suburb in the northeastern part of Athens, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Paiania, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 9.238 km2.[3]


Glyka Nera is situated on the eastern slope of the northernmost part of the forested Hymettus mountain. It is 11 km east of central Athens, and 11 km northwest of the Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport. Adjacent towns are Gerakas to the northeast and Paiania to the south. Motorway 64 passes north of the town.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1981 3,547
1991 5,813
2001 6,623
2011 11,049

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

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