List of cities in Greece


List of cities in Greece

Almost two-thirds of the Greek people live in urban areas. Greece's largest metropolitan centres and most influential urban areas, are those of Athens and Thessaloniki, with metropolitan populations of approximately 4 million and 1 million inhabitants respectively. The table below, using the latest population figures,[1] lists the largest cities in Greece, by population contained in their respective contiguous built up urban areas; which are either made up of many municipalities, evident in the cases of Athens and Thessaloniki, or are contained within a larger single municipality, case evident in most of the smaller cities of the country.

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Hellenic Statistical Authority 2011 census[1]
Rank City Name Periphery Pop. Rank City Name Periphery Pop.
Athens
Athens

Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki

1 Athens Attica 3,074,160 11 Agrinio West Greece 93,930 Patras
Patras

Heraklion
Heraklion

2 Thessaloniki C. Macedonia 790,824 12 Katerini C. Macedonia 86,170
3 Patras West Greece 214,580 13 Trikala Thessaly 80,900
4 Heraklion Crete 173,450 14 Serres C. Macedonia 76,240
5 Larissa Thessaly 163,380 15 Lamia Central Greece 74,720
6 Volos Thessaly 144,420 16 Alexandroupoli E. Macedonia/Thrace 72,750
7 Rhodes South Aegean 115,290 17 Kozani W. Macedonia 70,420
8 Ioannina Epirus 111,740 18 Kavala E. Macedonia/Thrace 70,360
9 Chania Crete 108,310 19 Kalamata Peloponnese 70,130
10 Chalcis Central Greece 102,420 20 Veria C. Macedonia 66,630


Contents

Municipalities

The list below lists the municipalities of the country with more than 10,000 people, with data collected from the 2001 census.

Although some municipalities form individual cities and towns (labeled in bold), the vast majority of them do not and are either what make up the central districts or suburbs (italicized), contained within the wider urban and metropolitan areas of Athens and Thessaloniki.


Explanation of the superscript numbers:
1 a suburb of the Athens Urban Area, in Athens’ agglomeration/conurbation
2 a suburb of the Thessaloniki Urban Area, in Thessaloniki’s agglomeration/conurbation
3 a municipality that belongs to Piraeus Prefecture, (Greater Piraeus) which is part of the Athens Urban Area.
4 a suburb of Athens' Metropolitan Area
5 a suburb of Thessaloniki's Metropolitan Area

Rank City Census 1991 Census 2001 Calculation 2007 Periphery
1 Athens1 * 772,072 745,514 720,979 Attica
2 Thessaloniki2 * 383,967 363,987 348,920 Central Macedonia
3 Piraeus1,3 182,671 175,697 170,715 Attica
4 Patras 152,570 160,400 164,741 Western Greece
5 Heraklion 115,270 130,914 140,357 Crete
6 Peristeri1 137,288 137,918 137,472 Attica
7 Larissa 112,777 124,394 130,946 Thessaly
8 Kallithea1 114,233 109,609 106,757 Attica
9 Nikaia1,3 87,597 95,403 94,608 Attica
10 Kalamaria2 80,698 87,255 93,584 Central Macedonia
11 Glyfada1 63,306 80,409 92,785 Attica
12 Acharnes1 61,052 75,329 86,033 Attica
13 Volos 77,192 82,439 85,394 Thessaly
14 Ilio1 78,326 80,859 81,997 Attica
15 Keratsini1,3 71,982 76,102 77,803 Attica
16 Ilioupoli1 75,037 75,904 76,508 Attica
17 Nea Smyrni1 69,749 73,986 76,132 Attica
18 Chalandri1 66,285 71,684 75,418 Attica
19 Marousi1 64,092 69,470 73,643 Attica
20 Zografou1 80,492 76,115 73,472 Attica
21 Egaleo1 78,563 74,046 71,397 Attica
22 Agios Dimitrios1 57,574 65,173 69,692 Attica
23 Korydallos1,3 63,184 67,456 69,616 Attica
24 Evosmos2 28,821 52,624 69,590 Central Macedonia
25 Nea Ionia1 60,635 66,017 68,772 Attica
26 Palaio Faliro1 61,371 64,759 67,001 Attica
27 Ioannina 56,699 61,629 65,147 Epirus
28 Agia Paraskevi1 47,463 56,836 62,695 Attica
29 Vyronas1 58,523 61,102 62,269 Attica
30 Kavala 56,571 58,663 59,516 East Macedonia and Thrace
31 Galatsi1 57,230 58,042 58,834 Attica
32 Rhodes 42,400 52,318 58,197 South Aegean
33 Serres 50,017 54,266 56,694 Central Macedonia
34 Alexandroupoli 37,904 48,885 55,183 East Macedonia and Thrace
35 Chania 50,077 53,373 55,143 Crete
36 Chalcis 51,646 53,584 54,981 Central Greece
37 Petroupoli1 38,278 48,327 54,930 Attica
38 Katerini 43,613 50,510 54,735 Central Macedonia
39 Kalamata 43,625 49,154 52,131 Peloponnese
40 Trikala 45,835 48,686 50,340 Thessaly
41 Xanthi 37,430 45,111 49,856 East Macedonia and Thrace
42 Lamia 44,084 46,406 47,649 Central Greece
43 Irakleio1 42,905 45,926 47,540 Attica
44 Komotini 37,036 43,326 46,847 East Macedonia and Thrace
45 Kifissia1 39,166 43,929 46,694 Attica
46 Sykies2 34,059 41,726 46,670 Central Macedonia
47 Veria 37,858 42,794 45,344 Central Macedonia
48 Chaidari1 44,831 45,227 45,269 Attica
49 Drama 37,604 42,501 45,131 East Macedonia and Thrace
50 Agrinio 39,368 42,390 44,082 Western Greece
51 Stavroupoli2 37,596 41,653 44,012 Central Macedonia
52 Alimos1 32,024 38,047 41,784 Attica
53 Polichni2 27,894 36,146 41,730 Central Macedonia
54 Ampelokipoi2 40,093 41,302 41,206 Central Macedonia
55 Kozani 31,553 35,242 37,133 West Macedonia
56 Aspropyrgos4 15,715 27,741 35,811 Attica
57 Agioi Anargyroi1 30,739 32,957 34,147 Attica
58 Argyroupoli1 31,530 33,158 33,981 Attica
59 Karditsa 30,067 32,031 33,156 Thessaly
60 Chios 22,894 23,779 32,700 North Aegean
61 Nea Ionia 27,904 30,804 32,601 Thessaly
62 Vrilissia1 16,571 25,582 32,589 Attica
63 Agia Varvara1 28,706 30,562 31,540 Attica
64 Corinth 27,412 29,787 31,430 Peloponnese
65 Cholargos1 33,691 32,166 31,205 Attica
66 Voula1 17,998 25,532 31,005 Attica
67 Rethymno 23,420 27,868 30,955 Crete
68 Ptolemaida 25,125 28,679 30,754 West Macedonia
69 Neapoli2 30,568 29,995 30,106 Central Macedonia
70 Metamorfosi1 21,052 26,448 29,980 Attica
71 Ano Liosia1 21,397 26,423 29,661 Attica
72 Mytilene 23,971 27,247 28,898 North Aegean
73 Giannitsa 22,504 26,296 28,611 Central Macedonia
74 Eleusina4 22,793 25,863 27,673 Attica
75 Salamis3 22,567 25,730 27,606 Attica
76 Tripoli 22,429 25,520 27,104 Peloponnese
77 Perama1,3 24,119 25,720 26,567 Attica
78 Corfu 31,359 28,185 26,384 Ionian Islands
79 Kaisariani1 26,701 26,323 26,005 Attica
80 Argos 21,901 24,239 25,529 Peloponnese
81 Kamatero1 17,410 22,234 25,439 Attica
82 Eleftherio-Kordelio2 16,549 21,630 25,098 Central Macedonia
83 Megara 20,403 23,032 24,572 Attica
84 Melissia1 13,469 19,526 24,006 Attica
85 Pylaia2 20,785 22,744 23,865 Central Macedonia
86 Moschato1 22,039 23,153 23,714 Attica
87 Nea Filadelfeia1 25,261 24,112 23,389 Attica
88 Dafni1 24,152 23,674 23,313 Attica
89 Artemis4 9,485 17,391 22,825 Attica
90 Thebes 19,505 21,211 22,413 Central Greece
91 Pyrgos 28,465 23,274 21,810 Western Greece
92 Kilkis 12,139 17,430 21,024 Central Macedonia
93 Livadeia 18,437 20,061 20,984 Central Greece
94 Pefki1 17,987 19,887 20,968 Attica
95 Aigio 22,178 21,061 20,435 Western Greece
96 Amaliada 15,232 18,261 20,266 Western Greece
97 Kos 14,714 17,890 19,956 South Aegean
98 Naousa 19,794 19,870 19,878 Central Macedonia
99 Arta 19,087 19,435 19,582 Epirus
100 Edessa 17,128 18,253 18,872 Central Macedonia
101 Ellinikon1 13,517 16,740 18,823 Attica
102 Gerakas1 8,512 13,921 18,328 Attica
103 Koropi4 12,790 15,860 17,846 Attica
104 Preveza 13,695 16,321 17,791 Epirus
105 Panorama5 10,275 14,552 17,670 Central Macedonia
106 Peraia5 2,949 13,306 17,617 Central Macedonia
107 Oraiokastro5 5,458 11,896 17,029 Central Macedonia
108 Nea Erythraia1 12,993 15,439 16,957 Attica
109 Orestiada 12,691 15,246 16,747 East Macedonia and Thrace
110 Thermi5 5,156 11,360 16,338 Central Macedonia
111 Kalyvia Thorikou4 7,357 12,202 16,193 Attica
112 Pallini1 8,021 12,552 16,117 Attica
113 Menemeni2 12,932 14,910 16,116 Central Macedonia
114 Sparta 13,011 14,817 15,851 Peloponnese
115 Agios Ioannis Rentis1,3 14,218 15,060 15,497 Attica
116 Florina 12,355 14,279 15,250 West Macedonia
117 Nea Makri4 12,120 13,986 15,108 Attica
118 Paiania4 9,710 12,855 15,012 Attica

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "'Πίνακας 1: Προσωρινά αποτελέσματα του Μόνιμου Πληθυσμού της Ελλάδος'". National Statistical Service of Greece: Ανακοίνωση προσωρινών αποτελεσμάτων Απογραφής Πληθυσμού 2011, 22 Ιουλίου 2011. http://www.tovima.gr/files/1/2011/07/22/apografh22.pdf. 

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