Vasilikos, Zakynthos

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Vasilikos
Βασιλικός
Vasilikos is located in Greece
Vasilikos
Vasilikos
Coordinates: 37°43′N 20°59′E / 37.717°N 20.983°E / 37.717; 20.983Coordinates: 37°43′N 20°59′E / 37.717°N 20.983°E / 37.717; 20.983
Country Greece
Administrative region Ionian Islands
Regional unit Zakynthos
Municipality Zakynthos
Municipal unit Zakynthos (city)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 285
Community[1]
 • Population 799 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 291 00
Area code(s) 26950

Vasilikos (Greek: Βασιλικός) is a village and a community in the southeastern part of the municipality and the island of Zakynthos. The community consists of the villages Vasilikos (population 285 in 2011), Agios Ioannis (pop. 8), Ano Vasilikos (pop. 280) and Xirokastello (pop. 226) and the uninhabited island Kalonisi. The village Vasilikos is situated at the easternmost point of Zakynthos, 11 km southeast of Zakynthos (city). The village Xirokastello is situated halfway between Argasi and Vasilikos, at the eastern foot of the hill Skopos.

Vasilikos is famous for its beaches, hotels, villas and restaurants.[citation needed] The beach resort Porto Roma lies east of the village.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population village Population community
1981 - 402
1991 187 -
2001 257 709
2011 285 799

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