Pyli, Boeotia

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Pyli is located in Greece
Coordinates: 38°13′N 23°30′E / 38.217°N 23.500°E / 38.217; 23.500Coordinates: 38°13′N 23°30′E / 38.217°N 23.500°E / 38.217; 23.500
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Greece
Regional unit Boeotia
Municipality Tanagra
Municipal unit Dervenochoria
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 652
 • Population 745 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 190 12

Pyli (Greek: Πύλη meaning "gate", before 1927: Δερβενοσάλεσι - Dervenosalesi[2]) is a village and a community in Boeotia, Greece. Its population in 2011 was 652 for the village and 745 for the community, which includes the villages Lefka, Panakto and Prasino. It was the seat of the former municipality of Dervenochoria.


Year Village population Community population
1981 957 -
1991 938 -
2001 666 820
2011 652 745


Pyli is situated at the eastern edge of the Pastra mountain. It is in a sparsely populated area, dominated by agriculture and forestry. It is 5 km west of Skourta, 19 km north of Elefsina and 20 km southeast of Thebes. The Zoodochos Pigi Church, remnant of a medieval monastery, lies 5 km to the west.

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