Sikyona

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Sikyona
Σικυώνα
Official seal of Sikyona
Seal
Sikyona is located in Greece
Sikyona
Sikyona
Coordinates: 38°0′N 22°44′E / 38.000°N 22.733°E / 38.000; 22.733Coordinates: 38°0′N 22°44′E / 38.000°N 22.733°E / 38.000; 22.733
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Corinthia
Area
 • Municipality 602.5 km2 (232.6 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 171.3 km2 (66.1 sq mi)
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 22,794
 • Municipality density 38/km2 (98/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 19,025
 • Municipal unit density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 202 00
Area code(s) 27420
Vehicle registration ΚΡ

Sikyona (Greek: Σικυώνα) is a municipality in Corinthia, Greece. The seat of the municipality is in Kiato.[2] Sikyona takes its name from the ancient city Sicyon, which was located in the same territory.

Municipality[edit]

The municipality Sikyona was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

The municipality has an area of 602.539 km2, the municipal unit 171.268 km2.[3] The municipal unit Sikyona is subdivided into the following communities:[2]

Historical population[edit]

Year Municipal unit Municipality
1991 18,316 -
2001 19,455 -
2011 19,025 22,794

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ a b c 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. 
  4. ^ Προεδρικό διάταγμα 14/2014 [Presidential Decree 14/2014] (PDF). Government Gazette (in Greek). 29 January 2014. Retrieved 6 November 2016. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Sikyona at Wikimedia Commons