Volimes, (Greek: Βολίμες) is a village and a community in the mountainous northwestern part of the island of Zakynthos. It was the seat of the municipality of Elatia. In 2001 its population was 644 for the village, and 956 for the community, which includes the villages Agios Nikolaos (pop. 42), Askos (pop. 76), Varvara (pop. 32), Elies (pop. 40), Korithi (pop. 122) and the uninhabited islet Agios Andreas. Volimes is located 1 km west of Ano Volimes, 3 km north of Anafonitria and 23 km northwest of Zakynthos (city). It is close to the Ionian Sea coast, and 7 km southwest of the island's northernmost point Cape Skinari. The village suffered great damage from the 1953 Ionian Earthquake.
Year Settlement population Community population
1981 702 -
1991 517 -
2001 644 956
List of places in the Zakynthos prefecture
Volimes at the GTP Travel Pages
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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