Malakasa

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Malakasa
Μαλακάσα
Malakasa is located in Greece
Malakasa
Malakasa
Coordinates: 38°14′N 23°48′E / 38.233°N 23.800°E / 38.233; 23.800Coordinates: 38°14′N 23°48′E / 38.233°N 23.800°E / 38.233; 23.800
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit East Attica
Municipality Oropos
 • Municipal unit 30.195 km2 (11.658 sq mi)
Elevation 220 m (720 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 1,049
 • Municipal unit density 35/km2 (90/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 190 11
Area code(s) 22950
Vehicle registration ZB-ZY

Malakasa (Greek: Μαλακάσα) is a village and former community of East Attica in Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Oropos, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 10.450 km2.[3] The municipal unit Malakasa consists of the villages Malakasa (pop. 514 in 2011), Milesi (425) and Sfendali (110).

Malakasa is situated on the northern edge of the Parnitha mountain range and 9 km south of the South Euboean Gulf coast. It is 29 km north of Athens. Motorway 1 (Athens - Thessaloniki) passes south of the town. The Greek National Road 79 links Malakasa with Nea Palatia on the coast. Sfendali has a station on the railway from Athens to Thessaloniki.

Historical population[edit]

Year Village population Community population
1981 884 -
1991 654 1,168
2001 622 1,405
2011 514 1,049

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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