Sykia, Larissa

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Sykia
Συκιά
Sykia is located in Greece
Sykia
Sykia
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
Elevation 199 m (653 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 525
Community[1]
 • Population 624 (2011)
 • 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] 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]

Economy[edit]

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

Population[edit]

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][3]

Year Population
2001[3] 680
2011[1] 525

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. ^ a b c "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. 
  4. ^ "Συκέα (Συκιά)". elassona.com.gr. Retrieved 13 December 2014.