Sykamino

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Sykamino

Συκάμινο
Sykamino is located in Greece
Sykamino
Sykamino
Location within the regional unit
DE Sykaminou.svg
Coordinates: 38°18′N 23°43′E / 38.300°N 23.717°E / 38.300; 23.717Coordinates: 38°18′N 23°43′E / 38.300°N 23.717°E / 38.300; 23.717
CountryGreece
Administrative regionAttica
Regional unitEast Attica
MunicipalityOropos
 • Municipal unit15.643 km2 (6.040 sq mi)
Elevation
35 m (115 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
1,613
 • Municipal unit density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
190 15
Area code(s)22950
Vehicle registrationZ

Sykamino (Greek: Συκάμινο meaning mulberry) is a town and former community of Attica, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Oropos, of which it is a municipal unit.[2]

Sykamino is located in the extreme northwestern part of East Attica, on the river Asopos. Sykamino is located east of Thiva and south of Chalkida. The municipal unit has a land area of 15.643 km²[3] and a population of 1,613 inhabitants at the 2011 census.[1] Besides the town of Sykámino (pop. 910), other villages in the municipal unit are Néo Sykámino (pop. 272), Pefkiás (233), Kamári (76), and Katifóri (122).

Historical population

Year Village population Community population
1981 589 -
1991 809 1,045
2001 865 1,522
2011 910 1,613

References

  1. ^ a b c "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.

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