Magoula (Greek: Μαγούλα) is a town (pop. 3,728 in 2001) and former community (pop. 4,005) of West Attica, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Elefsina, of which it is a municipal unit.
Magoula is linked by road with Elefsina and Agios Thomas in Boeotia, and to Mandra in the west. Magoula is located about 22 km northwest of Athens, north of Elefsina, ENE of Corinth and southeast of SSE of Thiva. The municipal unit of Magoúla also includes the village of Néos Póntos (pop. 277).
Businesses and agriculture are the most popular industry in Magoula and its surrounding area. The prior to the late-20th century were entirely rural. Housing developments arrived in the 1980s and the 1990s.
Year Town population Community population
1981 1,915 -
1991 2,663 -
2001 3,728 4,005
Agios Dimitrios orthodox church in Magoula
Traditional house in Magoula
^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
GTP Travel Pages (Municipality) (in English and Greek)
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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