Agios Ioannis Rentis

Agios Ioannis Rentis
Άγιος Ιωάννης Ρέντης
Agios Ioannis Rentis

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
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit Piraeus
Municipality Nikaia-Agios Ioannis Rentis
  Municipal unit 4.524 km2 (1.747 sq mi)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
  Municipal unit 16,050
  Municipal unit density 3,500/km2 (9,200/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 182 xx
Area code(s) 210

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


Agios Ioannis Rentis is an industrialized suburb, located about 5 km (3 mi) west of central Athens and 3 km (2 mi) northeast of Piraeus. The municipal unit has an area of 4.524 km2.[3] 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.

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 Kadıköy, Turkey, since 2003.[4]

See also


  1. "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.
  4. "Twinnings" (PDF). Central Union of Municipalities & Communities of Greece. Retrieved 2013-08-25.

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