Thrakomakedones

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Thrakomakedones
Θρακομακεδόνες
Thrakomakedones is located in Greece
Thrakomakedones
Thrakomakedones
Coordinates: 38°7′N 23°45′E / 38.117°N 23.750°E / 38.117; 23.750Coordinates: 38°7′N 23°45′E / 38.117°N 23.750°E / 38.117; 23.750
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit East Attica
Municipality Acharnes
 • Municipal unit 3.550 km2 (1.371 sq mi)
Elevation 360 m (1,180 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 6,200
 • Municipal unit density 1,700/km2 (4,500/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 136 76
Area code(s) 210 243
Vehicle registration Z
Website www.thrakomakedones.gr

Thrakomakedones (Greek: Θρακομακεδόνες from Thrace and Macedonia), is a town in the regional unit East Attica, in Attica region, Greece. It is a northern suburb of Athens. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Acharnes, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 3.550 km2.[3]

Overview[edit]

Thrakomakedones is situated in the southern foothills of the Parnitha mountains, at the northern edge of the Athens conurbation. It is 5 km northeast of Acharnes and 16 km north of Athens city centre. The 1999 Athens earthquake also affected Thrakomakedones, causing severe damage to several houses and a school.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1981 1,101
1991 3,135
2001 4,780
2011 6,200

Twin towns[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ 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. 

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