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Kouvaras is located in Greece
Coordinates: 37°50′N 23°58′E / 37.833°N 23.967°E / 37.833; 23.967Coordinates: 37°50′N 23°58′E / 37.833°N 23.967°E / 37.833; 23.967
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit East Attica
Municipality Saronikos
 • Municipal unit 24.371 km2 (9.410 sq mi)
Elevation 209 m (686 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 2,008
 • Municipal unit density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 190 03
Area code(s) 22910
Vehicle registration Z
Website www.koinotita-kouvara.gr
Aerial view of Kalivia Thorikou, Kouvaras and Keratea as seen from the northwest

Kouvaras (Greek: Κουβαράς) is a village and a former community in East Attica, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Saronikos, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 24.371 km2.[3]


Kouvaras is situated in the southeastern part of the Attica peninsula. There are several low mountains around Kouvaras, including Panion to its southwest and Merenta to its north. It is 2 km north of Keratea, 4 km southeast of Kalyvia Thorikou and 27 km southeast of Athens city centre. The Greek National Road 89 (Gerakas - Koropi - Lavrio - Sounio) passes southwest of the town. The municipal unit Kouvaras also includes the village Neos Kouvaras (pop. 566), 1 km to the southwest.

Historical population[edit]

Year Village population Municipal unit population
1981 1,194 -
1991 928 1,369
2001 1,091 1,542
2011 1,426 2,008


  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. 

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