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Mandra is located in Greece
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 38°4?N 23°30?E / 38.067°N 23.500°E / 38.067; 23.500Coordinates: 38°4?N 23°30?E / 38.067°N 23.500°E / 38.067; 23.500
Administrative regionAttica
Regional unitWest Attica
 o Municipal unit205.770 km2 (79.448 sq mi)
107 m (351 ft)
 o Municipal unit
 o Municipal unit density63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 o Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
196 00
Area code(s)210
Vehicle registrationZ

Mandra (Greek: ), is a town and former municipality in West Attica, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Mandra-Eidyllia, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 205.770 km2.[3] The population of the municipal unit was 12,888 at the 2011 census. It is part of Athens metropolitan area.[4]


Mandra was the location of the last Greek naval base to deploy naval ships to aid in the Aegean War which the Greeks won in 268 B.C.

In 2017, the area was badly hit from catastrophic floods, that resulted in 24 deaths in the entire region, but mainly in Mandra and Nea Peramos.


Mandra is a western, outer suburb of Athens. It is located 4 km from the Saronic Gulf coast, 2 km west of Magoula, 5 km northwest of Eleusis and 22 km northwest of Athens city centre. The western part of the municipal unit is covered by Mount Pateras. There is a large industrial zone near the coast. The municipal unit of Mándra has a land area of 205.770 km². The municipal unit also includes the villages of Néa Zoí (pop. 518), Ágios Sotír (488), Palaiochóri (190), Diódia (116), Pournári (92), and several smaller settlements. Mandra is bypassed by the Greek National Road 3 (Elefsis - Thiva).

Historical population

Year Town population Municipal unit population
1981 8,804 -
1991 10,012 11,343
2001 10,947 12,792
2011 11,327 12,888

Notable people


  1. ^ a b " - 2011. ? " (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. ^ "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.
  4. ^

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