Patras (Greek: Πάτρα, Greek pronunciation: [ˈpatra], Clessical Greek an Katharevousa: Πάτραι (pl.), Greek pronunciation: [pátrai̯], Laitin: Patrae (pl.)) is Greece's third lairgest urban aurie an the regional caipital o Wastren Greece, in northren Peloponnese, 215 km (134 mi) wast o Athens.

Patras

Πάτρα
View o Patras frae the fortress
View o Patras frae the fortress
Patras is locatit in Greece
Patras
Patras
Location within the region
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Coordinates: 38°15′N 21°44′E / 38.250°N 21.733°E / 38.250; 21.733Coordinates: 38°15′N 21°44′E / 38.250°N 21.733°E / 38.250; 21.733
KintraGreece
Geografic regionPeloponnese
Admeenistrative regionWastren Greece
Regional unitAchaea
Destricts11
Govrenment
 • MayorKostas Peletidis (KKE)
Area
 • Metro
738.9 km2 (285.3 sq mi)
 • Municipality333.1 km2 (128.6 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit124.71 km2 (48.15 sq mi)
Highest elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Metro
260,308
 • Metro density350/km2 (910/sq mi)
 • Municipality
213984
 • Municipality density640/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit
171484
 • Municipal unit density1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
26x xx
Aurie code(s)261
Vehicle registrationΑΧ,AZ
Websitewww.e-patras.gr

Internaitional relationsEedit

Patras is a pilot ceety o the Cooncil o Europe an the European Commission Intercultural ceeties programme.[2]

Twin touns — sister ceetiesEedit

Patras is twinned wi:[3]

ReferencesEedit

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. Council of Europe (2011). "Intercultural city: Patras, Greece". coe.int. Retrieved 22 Mey 2011.
  3. [1][deid airtin]
  4. Градови партнери. Administrative Office of the City of Banja Luka (in Serbian). Archived frae the original on 17 September 2011. Retrieved 9 August 2013. Unknown parameter |trans_title= ignored (help)CS1 maint: unrecognised leid (link)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 "Patras Municipality - Fraternize Cities". Patras Municipality. Retrieved 4 Juin 2011.
  6. "Limassol Twinned Cities". Limassol (Lemesos) Municipality. Archived frae the original on 1 Apryle 2013. Retrieved 29 Julie 2013.
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