|Administrative region||West Greece|
|• Municipal unit||11.98 km2 (4.63 sq mi)|
|Elevation||5 m (16 ft)|
|• Municipal unit||9,987|
|• Municipal unit density||830/km2 (2,200/sq mi)|
|• Population||6,336 (2011)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|Postal code||263 xx, 264 xx, 265 00|
Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Patras, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 11.978 km2. It is a suburb of Patras, about 6 km southwest of the city centre. The town population is about 6,500. It was a popular beach resort for residents of Patras till mid '80s. The new Greek National Road 9 (Patras - Pyrgos) runs south of the town.
The railway Patras - Pyrgos runs parallel to the coast, at about 200 m from the shore.
|Year||Town population||Municipality population|
The municipal unit Paralia is subdivided into the following communities:
- "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
- Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
- "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.