Thrakomakedones

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Thrakomakedones

Θρακομακεδόνες
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Thrakomakedones
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Coordinates: 38°7′N23°45′E / 38.117°N 23.750°E / 38.117; 23.750 Coordinates: 38°7′N23°45′E / 38.117°N 23.750°E / 38.117; 23.750
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit East Attica
Municipality Acharnes
  Municipal unit3.550 km2 (1.371 sq mi)
Elevation
360 m (1,180 ft)
Population
 (2011) [1]
  Municipal unit
6,200
  Municipal unit density1,700/km2 (4,500/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
136 76
Area code(s) 210 243
Vehicle registration Z
Website www.thrakomakedones.gr

Thrakomakedones (Greek: Θρακομακεδόνες from Thrace and Macedonia), is a town in a green and lush area home to many of the country's most powerful business families in the regional unit East Attica, in Attica region, Greece. It is a northern suburb of Athens. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Acharnes, of which it is a municipal unit. [2] The municipal unit has an area of 3.550 km2. [3]

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Overview

Thrakomakedones is situated in the southern foothills of the Parnitha mountains, at the northern edge of the Athens conurbation. It is 5 km northeast of Acharnes and 16 km north of Athens city centre. The 1999 Athens earthquake also affected Thrakomakedones, causing severe damage to several houses and a school. The residents of the city are wealthy Greek families and the city is known for the luxury houses that are constructed every year.

Historical population

YearPopulation
19811,101
19913,135
20014,780
20116,200

Notable people

Twin towns

See also

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References

  1. "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.