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Vrachneika seaside street and beach
Vrachneika seaside street and beach
Vrachnaiika is located in Greece
Coordinates: 38°9.7′N 21°40′E / 38.1617°N 21.667°E / 38.1617; 21.667Coordinates: 38°9.7′N 21°40′E / 38.1617°N 21.667°E / 38.1617; 21.667
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Achaea
Municipality Patras
 • Municipal unit 32.11 km2 (12.40 sq mi)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 5,094
 • Municipal unit density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 250 02
Area code(s) 2610
Vehicle registration ΑΧ

Vrachnaiika (Greek: Βραχνέικα or Βραχναίικα, Greek pronunciation: [vraxˈneika]) is a town and a former municipality in Achaea, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Patras, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It is suburb of a Patras, about 11 km southwest of the city centre, on the Gulf of Patras coast. The population of the town is around 3,000 and of the municipality around 5,000. The community has a disused rail station on the line from Patras to Pyrgos. The Greek National Road 9 (Patras - Pyrgos) passes south of the centre.

Population history[edit]

Year Municipal district Municipality
1981 2,167 -
1991 2,259 4,274
2001 2,828 5,049


Vrachneika municipal unit.

The municipal unit Vrachnaiika is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):

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  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)