Voula
Βούλα

View of Voula

Voula

Location within the regional unit 

Coordinates: 37°51′N 23°45′E / 37.850°N 23.750°E / 37.850; 23.750Coordinates: 37°51′N 23°45′E / 37.850°N 23.750°E / 37.850; 23.750

Country
Greece

Administrative region
Attica

Regional unit
East Attica

Municipality
Vari-Voula-Vouliagmeni

 • Municipal unit
8.787 km2 (3.393 sq mi)

Elevation
5 m (16 ft)

Population (2011)[1]

 • Municipal unit
28,364

 • Municipal unit density
3,200/km2 (8,400/sq mi)

Time zone
EET (UTC+2)

 • Summer (DST)
EEST (UTC+3)

Postal code
166 73

Area code(s)
210

Vehicle registration
Z

Website
www.dimosvoulas.gr

Voula (Greek: Βούλα) is a town and former municipality in East Attica, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Vari-Voula-Vouliagmeni, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 8.787 km2.[3] Grigoris Kasidokostas is the mayor, elected at 14 November 2010 for the new municipality Vari-Voula-Vouliagmeni.

Contents

1 Geography
2 Historical population
3 Sports
4 See also
5 References
6 External links

Geography[edit]
Voula is a southern suburb of Athens, 16 km south of the city centre. It is located on the Saronic Gulf coast, at the southwestern foot of the Hymettus mountain. Adjacent coast towns are Glyfada to the northwest and Vouliagmeni to the south. The Greek National Road 91 (Athens – Sounio) passes through Voula. One of the largest hospitals in the Athens conurbation, “Asklipieio”, lies in the northern part of Voula. It is served by the southern terminus of the Athens Tram lines 3 and 5, Asklipieio Voulas.
Historical population[edit]

Year
Population

1981
10,539

1991
17,998

2001
25,532

2011
28,364

Sports[edit]
Voula hosts the basketball club Proteas Voulas, founded in 1980.
See also[edit]

List of municipalities of Attica

References[edit]

^ a b “Απογραφή Πληθυσμού – Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός” (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
^ “Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)” (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. 

External links[edit]

Municipality of Voula
Greek Travel Pages

Glyfada

Saronic Gulf