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Kalyvia Thorikou (Greek: Καλύβια Θορικού) is a town and a former municipality and in southeastern Attica, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Saronikos, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.[1]

It lies approximately 35 km SE of Athens, S of Rafina, S of the Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport, and NW of Lavrio.

The mountains lie to the west, the southwest, the southeast with several mansions, and the east. Farmlands are located in the valley areas and southward. More mountains are further southwest. The panorama of other mountains includes the Hymettus to the northwest and the Penteli to the north.

The population was rural until the 1970s and the 1990s. The population became urban as suburban housing was developed in the 1980s and the 1990s; most of the population is urban. Housing developments slowly continue to this day, and some are still interspersed with farmlands or empty land.


Settlements

Kalyvia
Lagonisi


Other

Kalyvia Thorikou has schools, lyceums, gymnasia, banks, churches, a post office and squares (plateies). Its nearest beach is located in Lagonisi.

Historical population
Year Population
1981 4,860
1991 7,357
2001 12,202

See also

List of municipalities of Attica
Saronikos


References

^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

Municipalities of Athens

Agia Varvara | Agia Paraskevi | Agioi Anargyroi | Agios Dimitrios | Athens | Aigaleo | Alimos | Amarousi | Argyroupoli | Chaidari | Chalandri | Cholargos | Dafni | Ellinikon | Filothei | Galatsi | Glyfada | Heraklio | Ilio | Ilioupoli | Kaisariani | Kallithea | Kamatero | Kifissia | Lykovryssi | Melissia | Metamorfosi | Nea Chalkidona | Nea Erythraia | Nea Ionia | Nea Filadelfeia | Nea Smyrni | Neo Psychiko | Palaio Faliro | Papagou | Pefki | Peristeri | Petroupoli | Psychiko | Tavros | Vrilissia | Vyrona | Ymittos | Zografou

(Non-municipal) Communities of Athens prefectural department

Ekali | Nea Penteli | Penteli

Municipalities of East Attica

Acharnai | Agios Stefanos | Artemida | Avlona | Gerakas | Glyka Nera | Kalyvia Thorikou | Keratea | Kropia | Lavreotiki | Marathon | Markopoulo Mesogeias | Nea Makri | Paiania | Pallini | Rafina | Spata | Vari | Vouliagmeni | Voula

(Non-municipal)Communities of East Attica

Afidnes | Agios Konstantinos | Anavyssos | Anoixi | Anthousa | Dionysos | Drosia | Grammatiko | Kalamos | Kapandriti | Kouvaras | Kryoneri | Malakasa | Markopoulo Oropou | Nea Palatia | Oropos | Palaia Fokaia | Pikermi | Polydendri | Rodopoli | Saronida | Skala Oropou | Stamata | Sykamino | Thrakomakedones | Varnava

Municipalities of the Piraeus prefectural department

Aegina | Agios Ioannis Rentis | Ampelakia Salaminas | Hydra | Korydallos | Kythira | Drapetsona | Methana | Nikaia | Perama | Piraeus | Poros | Salamina | Spetses | Troizina

(Non-municipal) Communities of the Piraeus prefectural department

Angistri | Antikythira

Provinces of the Piraeus prefectural department

Aigina | Kythira

Municipalities of West Attica

Ano Liosia | Aspropyrgos | Eleusis | Erythres | Fyli | Mandra | Megara | Nea Peramos | Vilia | Zefyri

(Non-Municipal) Communities of West Attica

Magoula | Oinoi

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