Nikaia, Attica

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Nikaia is located in Greece
Location athin the regional unit
Coordinates: 37°58′N 23°38′E / 37.967°N 23.633°E / 37.967; 23.633Coordinates: 37°58′N 23°38′E / 37.967°N 23.633°E / 37.967; 23.633
Admeenistrative regionAttica
Regional unitPiraeus
MunicipalityNikaia-Agios Ioannis Rentis
 • Municipal unit6.649 km2 (2.567 sq mi)
40 m (130 ft)
 • Municipal unit
 • Municipal unit density14,000/km2 (36,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
184 xx
Aurie code(s)210
Vehicle registrationZ

Nikaia (Greek: Νίκαια) is a suburb in the northren pairt o Piraeus, Greece. Syne the 2011 local govrenment reform it is pairt o the municipality Nikaia-Agios Ioannis Rentis, o which it is the seat an a municipal unit.[2]

Geografie[eedit | eedit soorce]

Nikaia is locatit aboot 8 km WSW o central Athens, an aboot 4 km N o dountoun Piraeus. The main streets are Gregori Lambraki Street an Petrou Ralli Street.

The aurie wis made up o fermlands. Mixed fermin wis common. Urban development replacit hintle o the fermlands atween the 1930s an the 1950s. The aurie, like mony ithers aroond Greece, awes its population eruption tae Greek refugees who left the Asie Minor coast efter the 1922 war ended. The day, maist o the municipality is urbanizit or residential. The aurie is made up o law hills.

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

The 8t Internaitional Tournament o Nikea, a chess tournament, teuk place atween August 19 an 27, 2000. The Greek Wichtliftin Grand Prix teu place in Nikaia atween Dizember 9 an 10, 2003.

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Historical population[eedit | eedit soorce]

Year Municipality
1981 90,368
1991 87,597
2001 93,086

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b 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 Archived 2017-04-27 at the Wayback Machine Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)

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