Sykia, Larissa

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Sykia is located in Greece
Coordinates: 39°49.8′N 22°3.2′E / 39.8300°N 22.0533°E / 39.8300; 22.0533Coordinates: 39°49.8′N 22°3.2′E / 39.8300°N 22.0533°E / 39.8300; 22.0533
Country Greece
Administrative region Thessaly
Regional unit Larissa
Municipality Elassona
Municipal unit Potamia
Highest elevation 195 m (640 ft)
Lowest elevation 185 m (607 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 525
 • Population 624
 • Area (km2) 36.806
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 402 00
Area code(s) +30-2493-xxx-xxx
Vehicle registration PIx-xxxx

Sykia (Greek: Συκιά, Greek pronunciation: [si'ca]) is a village and a community of the Elassona municipality.[2] Before the 2011 local government reform it was a part of the municipality of Potamia, of which it was a municipal district.[2][3] The 2011 census recorded 525 inhabitants in the village and 624 in the community.[1] The community of Sykia covers an area of 36.806 km2.[3]

Administrative division[edit]

The community of Sykia consists of two settlements:[1]


The population of Sykia is occupied in animal husbandry and agriculture (tobacco, viticulture and olivess).[4]


According to the 2011 census, the population of the settlement of Sykia was 525 people, a decrease of almost 23% compared with the population of the previous census of 2001.[1][5]

Year Population
2001[5] 680
2011[1] 525

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ a b Πίνακας 3. Πραγματικός πληθυσμός, επιφάνεια και πυκνότητα του πληθυσμού, με διάκριση σε αστικές και αγροτικές περιοχές καθώς και σε πεδινές, ημιορεινές και ορεινές περιοχές. Μέσος σταθμικός των υψομέτρων. (PDF) (in Greek). Ελληνική Στατιστική Αρχή (Hellenic Statistical Authority). Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Συκέα (Συκιά)". Retrieved 13 December 2014. 
  5. ^ a b Μόνιμος πληθυσμός . Νομοί , δήμοι , κοινότητες , δημοτικά και κοινοτικά διαμερίσματα και οικισμοί (PDF) (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. Retrieved 9 June 2014.