Parelioi (Greek: Παρέλιοι) is a former municipality on the island of Corfu, Ionian Islands, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Corfu, of which it is a municipal unit. It is located on the central west coast of the island of Corfu. It has a land area of 48.990 square kilometres (18.92 sq mi) and a population of 6,403 (2011 census). The seat of the municipality was the town of Kokkini (pop. 580). Its largest towns are Sinarádes (pop. 854), Áfra (839), Giannádes (565), Kokkíni, Kompítsi (733), and Pélekas (405).
|Administrative region||Ionian Islands|
|• Municipal unit||49.0 km2 (18.9 sq mi)|
|• Municipal unit||6,403|
|• Municipal unit density||130/km2 (340/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
The municipal unit Parelioi is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):
The economy of Parelioi is mainly based on tourism. There are beaches in Agios Gordis, Glyfada, Kondogialos and Ermones. The Historic and Folklore Museum of Central Corfu is located in Sinarades. Aqualand, the third largest water park in Europe, is situated in Agios Ioannis.
- "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
- Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
- "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.