For a municipality in Chalcidice, Greece, see Pallini, Chalcidice.

Pallini city

Coordinates: 38°0′N 23°53′E / 38.000°N 23.883°E / 38.000; 23.883Coordinates: 38°0′N 23°53′E / 38.000°N 23.883°E / 38.000; 23.883
Country Greece
Administrative region Attica
Regional unit East Attica
  Municipality 29.43 km2 (11.36 sq mi)
  Municipal unit 18.93 km2 (7.31 sq mi)
Elevation 150 m (490 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
  Municipality 54,415
  Municipality density 1,800/km2 (4,800/sq mi)
  Municipal unit 22,344
  Municipal unit density 1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 153 xx
Area code(s) 210

Pallini (Greek: Παλλήνη) is a suburban town and a municipality in East Attica, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Gerakas.[2] It is the seat of administration of the East Attica regional unit.


Pallini is situated in the eastern part of the Athens conurbation, at about 150 m elevation. It lies in a plain between the mountains Penteliko and Hymettus. It is 2 km east of Gerakas and 14 km east of Athens city centre. Its built-up area is continuous with those of the neighbouring suburbs Gerakas and Anthousa. Pallini station, west of the town centre, is served by commuter trains and Athens metro. Greek National Road 54 (Athens - Rafina) passes through Pallini. The municipal unit Pallini includes the subdivision of Leontari.


Pallini municipality

The municipality Pallini was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

The municipality has an area of 29.430 km2, the municipal unit 18.932 km2.[3]

Historical population

Year Town Municipal unit Municipality
1981 5,475 - -
1991 8,021 10,908 -
2001 12,552 16,679 -
2011 16,415 22,344 54,415

Notable people

See also


  1. "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. 1 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.
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