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|Regional unit||East Attica|
|• Municipal unit||22.944 km2 (8.859 sq mi)|
|Elevation||6 m (20 ft)|
|• Municipal unit||3,436|
|• Municipal unit density||150/km2 (390/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
Palaia Fokaia (Greek: Παλαιά Φώκαια, meaning Old Phocaea) is a former community and a seaside town in East Attica, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Saronikos, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 22.944 km2. Its population was 3,436 at the 2011 census. It is part of Athens metropolitan area.
Palaia Fokaia is located on the Saronic Gulf coast, in the southeastern part of the Attica peninsula. There are low mountains south and east of the town. It lies 2 km south of Anavyssos, 9 km west of Lavrio and 36 km southeast of Athens city centre. Greek National Road 91 (Athens - Sounio) passes through the town.
The municipal unit includes the village of Thymari (pop. 723) and the small, rocky and deforested island of Patroklos, which is uninhabited.
|Year||Village population||Community population|
- "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
- Kallikratis law Archived 2017-07-12 at the Wayback Machine Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
- "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.
- http://www.saronikoscity.gr/wil.aspx?a_id=351. Missing or empty
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