Skala Oropou

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Skala Oropou
Σκάλα Ωρωπού
Skala Oropou is located in Greece
Skala Oropou
Skala Oropou
Coordinates: 38°19′N 23°48′E / 38.317°N 23.800°E / 38.317; 23.800Coordinates: 38°19′N 23°48′E / 38.317°N 23.800°E / 38.317; 23.800
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit East Attica
Municipality Oropos
Municipal unit Oropioi
Highest elevation 8 m (26 ft)
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
Community[1]
 • Population 4,146 (2011)
 • Area (km2) 12.398
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 190 15
Area code(s) 22950
Vehicle registration ZB-ZY

Skala Oropou (Greek: Σκάλα Ωρωπού meaning "Ladder of Oropos") is a community in East Attica, Greece, on the South Gulf of Euboea, due north of Athens. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Oropos, of which it is a community.[2]

Geography[edit]

Skala Oropou is a seaside town, situated on the south coast of the South Euboean Gulf. The town Nea Palatia is directly adjacent to its east. It is 8 km south of Eretria (on the island Euboea), and 38 km north of Athens. The Greek National Road 79 connects it with Motorway 1 near Malakasa. The mouth of the river Asopos lies between Skala Oropou and the western village Chalkoutsi. The community has a land area of 12.398 km² and a total population of 4,146 inhabitants (2011 census).

Subdivisions[edit]

  • Skala Oropou (pop. 1,430 in 2011)
  • Chalkoutsi (pop. 2,094)
  • Nea Politeia (pop. 622)

Historical population[edit]

Year Village population Community population
1991 1,295 3,142
2001 1,289 3,775
2011 1,430 4,146

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)

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