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Agios Ioannis Rentis
Agios Ioannis Rentis
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Agios Ioannis Rentis is located in Greece
Agios Ioannis Rentis
Agios Ioannis Rentis
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 37°58?N 23°40?E / 37.967°N 23.667°E / 37.967; 23.667Coordinates: 37°58?N 23°40?E / 37.967°N 23.667°E / 37.967; 23.667
CountryGreece
Administrative regionAttica
Regional unitPiraeus
MunicipalityNikaia-Agios Ioannis Rentis
 o Municipal unit4.524 km2 (1.747 sq mi)
Elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Population
(2011)[1]
 o Municipal unit
16,050
 o Municipal unit density3,500/km2 (9,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
182 xx
Area code(s)210
Websitewww.nikaia-rentis.gov.gr

Agios Ioannis Rentis (Greek: ? ) is a suburb and a former municipality in the western part of the Piraeus agglomeration, Greece.[2] Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Nikaia-Agios Ioannis Rentis, of which it is a municipal unit.[3]

Geography

Agios Ioannis Rentis is part of Piraeus regional unit, located about 4 km (2 mi) northeast of Piraeus. The municipal unit has an area of 4.524 km2.[4] The small river Cephissus runs through it. Two important transport axes pass through the municipality: Motorway 1 (Athens-Thessaloniki) and the Piraeus-Platy railway, on which it has a passenger station (Rentis) and a large marshalling yard. The Olympiakos FC training center is in this area. The Olympiacos Volleyball stadium also is nearby.

History

Agios Ioannis Rentis was part of the municipality of Piraeus until 1925 when it became a separate community. It was elevated to municipality status in 1946.[5][6]

Economy

The Central Market of Attica is located in Agios Ioannis Rentis. It is the largest central market of vegetables, meat and other foods in Greece.[7][8] In Agios Ioannis Rentis is located one of the most important industrial areas of Athens, in which factories of important companies are based, such as Rolco (Biggest detergent manufacturing company in Greece),[9] Mietsel,[10] Pharmasept[11] and others.

Education

The Athens School of Fine Arts is located in Agios Ioannis Rentis.[12]

Historical population

Year Municipality population
1981 16,276
1991 14,218
2001 15,060
2011 16,050

International relations

Agios Ioannis Rentis is twinned with Kad?köy, Turkey, since 2003.[13]

See also

References

  1. ^ a b " - 2011. ? " (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ "? ? - ? .?. " (in Greek). 2020-05-05. Retrieved .
  3. ^ " B 1292/2010, Kallikratis reform municipalities" (in Greek). Government Gazette.
  4. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.
  5. ^ "- ".
  6. ^ "- ".
  7. ^ "CONTACT US". www.okaa.gr. Retrieved .
  8. ^ "CENTRAL MARKET OF ATHENS". www.okaa.gr. Retrieved .
  9. ^ "Home - Rolco" (in Greek). Retrieved .
  10. ^ "Contact Us".
  11. ^ Yellow.Place. "Pharmasept - Athens, Greece". Yellow.Place. Retrieved .
  12. ^ "? ".
  13. ^ "Twinnings" (PDF). Central Union of Municipalities & Communities of Greece. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-06-30. Retrieved .

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