Volimes

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Volimes
Βολίμες
Volimes is located in Greece
Volimes
Volimes
Coordinates: 37°52′N 20°40′E / 37.867°N 20.667°E / 37.867; 20.667Coordinates: 37°52′N 20°40′E / 37.867°N 20.667°E / 37.867; 20.667
Country Greece
Administrative region Ionian Islands
Regional unit Zakynthos
Municipality Zakynthos
Municipal unit Elatia
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 406
Community[1]
 • Population 571 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Volimes, (Greek: Βολίμες) is a village and a community in the mountainous northwestern part of the island of Zakynthos. It was the seat of the municipality of Elatia. In 2011 its population was 406 for the village, and 571 for the community, which includes the villages Agios Nikolaos (pop. 30), Askos (pop. 31), Varvara (pop. 30), Elies (pop. 26), Korithi (pop. 48) and the uninhabited islet Agios Andreas. Volimes is located 1 km west of Ano Volimes, 3 km north of Anafonitria and 23 km northwest of Zakynthos (city). It is close to the Ionian Sea coast, and 7 km southwest of the island's northernmost point Cape Skinari. The village suffered great damage from the 1953 Ionian earthquake.

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Year Settlement population Community population
1981 702 -
1991 517 -
2001 644 956
2011 406 571

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