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Administrative Region : Attica
Regional unit :
Islands

Salamina City (Greek: Σαλαμίνα, Salamis (Σαλαμίς, old-fashioned), or Kulluri (Arvanitika: Kuluri))[1] is the largest town and a former municipality on Salamis Island in Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Salamis, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.[2]


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It is part of the Islands peripheral unit of the Attica periphery. The town lies in the northwestern part of the island. It had a population of 25,730 inhabitants at the 2001 census, the vast majority of whom are Arvanites.[1] It was the municipal seat of the former municipality of Salamina, which had a land area of 80.992 km² and comprised about 84 percent of the island (all except the easternmost central coast, which comprised the former municipality of Ampelakia). The population was 30,962 in 2001. It includes several other towns, the largest of which are Aiánteio (pop. 3,652), Stenó (288), Kanákia (278), Peristéria (215), Batsí (194), Kolónes (192), and Pérani (171).

Subdivisions

The municipal unit Salamina is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):

Salamina (Salamina, Elliniko, Batsi, Steno)
Aianteio (Aianteio, Dimitrani, Kanakia, Kolones, Maroudi, Perani, Peristeria)

See also

Battle of Salamis
Ajax the Great

References

^ a b Jochalas, Titos P. (1971): Über die Einwanderung der Albaner in Griechenland: Eine zusammenfassene Betrachtung ["On the immigration of Albanians to Greece: A summary"]. München: Trofenik.
^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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