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Vrachneika seaside street and beach
Vrachneika seaside street and beach
Vrachnaiika is located in Greece
Location within the regional unit
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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 25 m (82 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 4,627
 • Municipal unit density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
 • Population 2,664 (2011)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
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] The municipal unit has an area of 32.111 km2.[3] 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 2,700 and of the municipal unit around 4,600. 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

Year Municipal district Municipality
1981 2,167 -
1991 2,259 4,274
2001 2,828 5,049
2011 2,664 4,627


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

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See also


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.