Thrakomakedones

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Thrakomakedones
Θρακομακεδόνες
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Thrakomakedones
Location within the regional unit
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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
CountryGreece
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 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 affected Thrakomakedones, causing severe damage to several houses and a school. During a heatwave, on 7 August 2021 wildfires affecting Greece were spreading towards Thrakomakedones; many people left their homes. [4]

Climate

Thrakomakedones has a hot-summer Mediterranean climate (Köppen climate classification: Csa). Thrakomakedones experiences hot, relatively dry summers and cool, wet winters.

Climate data for Thrakomakedones
MonthJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecYear
Average high °C (°F)10.03
(50.05)
11.03
(51.85)
13.61
(56.50)
17.56
(63.61)
22.81
(73.06)
27.55
(81.59)
31.96
(89.53)
31.51
(88.72)
28.14
(82.65)
21.64
(70.95)
15.47
(59.85)
11.08
(51.94)
20.20
(68.36)
Daily mean °C (°F)6.24
(43.23)
6.77
(44.19)
8.79
(47.82)
13.11
(55.60)
18.08
(64.54)
22.98
(73.36)
26.01
(78.82)
25.65
(78.17)
21.07
(69.93)
15.77
(60.39)
10.81
(51.46)
7.55
(45.59)
15.28
(59.50)
Average low °C (°F)1.92
(35.46)
2.17
(35.91)
3.51
(38.32)
6.39
(43.50)
10.94
(51.69)
15.47
(59.85)
18.22
(64.80)
17.67
(63.81)
14.76
(58.57)
10.46
(50.83)
6.72
(44.10)
3.82
(38.88)
9.06
(48.31)
Average precipitation mm (inches)63.55
(2.50)
55.45
(2.18)
69.13
(2.72)
44.23
(1.74)
27.02
(1.06)
12.42
(0.49)
13.49
(0.53)
11.61
(0.46)
16.65
(0.66)
60.04
(2.36)
81.60
(3.21)
78.83
(3.10)
534.02
(21.02)
Mean monthly sunshine hours 126.37140.86174.39208.27262.11334.63340.98332.03263.99205.94129.69103.542,641.1
Source: Hellenic National Meteorological Service [5]

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. "ΦΕΚ B 1292/2010, Kallikratis reform municipalities" (in Greek). Government Gazette.
  3. "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.
  4. "'Greece has burned': thousands flee Athens suburb as wildfire spreads – video". The Guardian. Reuters. 7 August 2021.
  5. "Thrakomakedones Climatic Data". Hellenic National Meteorological Service. Retrieved 5 May 2021.