Plataies

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Plataies
Πλαταιές
Plataies is located in Greece
Plataies
Plataies
Coordinates: 38°14′N 23°13′E / 38.233°N 23.217°E / 38.233; 23.217Coordinates: 38°14′N 23°13′E / 38.233°N 23.217°E / 38.233; 23.217
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Greece
Regional unit Boeotia
Municipality Thebes
 • Municipal unit 172.533 km2 (66.615 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 4,908
 • Municipal unit density 28/km2 (74/sq mi)
Community[1]
 • Population 947 (2011)
 • Area (km2) 37.321
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΒΙ

Plataies (Greek: Πλαταιές) is a village and a former municipality in Boeotia, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Thebes, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 172.533 km2, the community 37.321 km2.[3] Population 4,908 (2011). The seat of the former municipality was in Kaparelli.

The village is next to the ruins of the ancient city of Plataea and near the site of the Battle of Plataea.

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  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.