Markopoulo Oropou

Markopoulo Oropou (Greek: Μαρκόπουλο Ωρωπού) is a town and a former community of East Attica, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Oropos, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 23.177 km2.[3] It is part of Athens metropolitan area.

Markopoulo Oropou

Μαρκόπουλο Ωρωπού
Markopoulo Oropou is located in Greece
Markopoulo Oropou
Markopoulo Oropou
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 38°17′N 23°49′E / 38.283°N 23.817°E / 38.283; 23.817Coordinates: 38°17′N 23°49′E / 38.283°N 23.817°E / 38.283; 23.817
CountryGreece
Administrative regionAttica
Regional unitEast Attica
MunicipalityOropos
 • Municipal unit23.177 km2 (8.949 sq mi)
Elevation
94 m (308 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
2,798
 • Municipal unit density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
190 15
Area code(s)22950
Vehicle registrationZ

Markopoulo Oropou is situated 3 km south of the South Euboean Gulf coast. It is 4 km southeast of Nea Palatia and 35 km north of Athens city center. The municipal unit Markopoulo Oropou consists of the town Markopoulo and the villages Neo Livyssi, Agia Varvara and Bafi.

Historical populationEdit

Year Town population Community population
1981 - 2,006
1991 877 2,208
2001 3,532 3,894
2011 2,549 2,798

ReferencesEdit

  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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.

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