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The Vilia are also Celtic woodland spirits, known in English as witch of the wood.
Vilia is located in Greece
Coordinates: 38°10′N 23°20′E / 38.167°N 23.333°E / 38.167; 23.333Coordinates: 38°10′N 23°20′E / 38.167°N 23.333°E / 38.167; 23.333
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit West Attica
Municipality Mandra-Eidyllia
 • Municipal unit 144.851 km2 (55.927 sq mi)
Elevation 301 m (988 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 1,753
 • Municipal unit density 12/km2 (31/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 190 06
Area code(s) 22630
Vehicle registration Z

Vilia (Greek: Βίλια; formerly Eidyllia, Ειδυλλία) is a village and a former municipality of West Attica, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Mandra-Eidyllia, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Its population was 1,753 at the 2011 census.


The municipal unit Vilia covers the mountainous northwestern part of Attica, and has a land area of 144.851 km².[3] The main mountain ranges are Cithaeron (1,409 m) in the northwest and Pastra in the northeast. In the west it stretches along the coast of the Alkyonides Gulf, a bay of the Gulf of Corinth. The village Vilia, the largest in the municipal unit, lies in the easternmost part, at the southeastern foot of Cithaeron. Vilia is 6 km south of Erythres, 7 km west of Oinoi, 10 km east of the coastal village Aigosthena, 17 km south of Thebes and 40 km northwest of Athens.

The municipal unit's largest villages are Vilia (pop. 1,269 in 2011), Kato Alepochori (220), Aigosthena (80), Veniza (52), and Agios Nektarios (40).


The municipal unit Vilia consists of the following villages:

  • Vilia
  • Agia Paraskevi
  • Agios Konstantinos
  • Agios Nektarios
  • Aigosthena (also Porto Germeno)
  • Ano Alepochori
  • Veniza
  • Kato Alepochori
  • Kryo Pigadi
  • Loumpa
  • Mytikas
  • Profitis Ilias
  • Psatha

Historical population[edit]

Year Town population Municipal unit population
1981 2,427 -
1991 1,912 3,412
2001 1,955 3,215
2011 1,269 1,753

Notable people[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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21. 

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