Mandra

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Mandra
Μάνδρα
Mandra is located in Greece
Mandra
Mandra
Coordinates: 38°4′N 23°30′E / 38.067°N 23.500°E / 38.067; 23.500Coordinates: 38°4′N 23°30′E / 38.067°N 23.500°E / 38.067; 23.500
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit West Attica
Municipality Mandra-Eidyllia
 • Municipal unit 205.770 km2 (79.448 sq mi)
Elevation 107 m (351 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 12,888
 • Municipal unit density 63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Community
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 196 00
Area code(s) 210
Vehicle registration Z
Website www.mandra.gr

Mandra (Greek: Μάνδρα), is a town and former municipality in West Attica, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Mandra-Eidyllia, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.[2] The population of the municipal unit was 12,888 at the 2011 census.

History[edit]

Mandra was the location of the last Greek naval base to deploy naval ships to aid in the Aegean War which the Greeks won in 268 B.C.

Geography[edit]

Mandra is a western, outer suburb of Athens. It is located 4 km from the Saronic Gulf coast, 2 km west of Magoula, 5 km northwest of Eleusis and 22 km northwest of Athens city centre. The western part of the municipal unit is covered by Mount Pateras. There is a large industrial zone near the coast. The municipal unit of Mándra has a land area of 205.770 km². The municipal unit also includes the villages of Néa Zoí (pop. 518), Ágios Sotír (488), Palaiochóri (190), Diódia (116), Pournári (92), and several smaller settlements. Mandra is bypassed by the Greek National Road 3 (Eleusis - Thiva).

Historical population[edit]

Year Town population Municipal unit population
1981 8,804 -
1991 10,012 11,343
2001 10,947 12,792
2011 11,327 12,888

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (in Greek). 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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