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Lefkada (city)

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Country  Greece
Regional unit  Lefkada
Postal code  311 00
Local time  Wednesday 12:44 AM
Area code  26450
Administrative region  Ionian Islands
Time zone  EET (UTC+2)
Vehicle registration  ΕΥ
Municipality  Lefkada
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Weather  12°C, Wind NE at 5 km/h, 73% Humidity
Points of interest  Archaeological Museum of Lefkada, Mousio Fonografou, Archaeological Museum

Lefkada City (Greek: Πόλη της Λευκάδας Poli tis Lefkádas) is a city and a former municipality on the island of Lefkada, Ionian Islands, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Lefkada, of which it is a municipal unit. It is the capital and main town of the island of Lefkada, located in the northern and northeastern part of the island. The city had a population of 8,673 inhabitants at the 2011 census. The municipal unit has a land area of 60.628 square kilometres (23.409 sq mi) and a population of 13,490. Its next largest towns are Lygiá (pop. 930), Nikiána (724), Apólpaina (819), Frýni (494), Kariótes (532), and Tsoukaládes (514).

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Map of Lefkada 311 00, Greece

Subdivisions

The municipal unit Lefkada is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):

  • Lefkada City (Lefkada City, Fryni, Kalligoni)
  • Agios Nikitas
  • Alexandros (Alexandros, Kollyvata, Nikiana)
  • Apolpaina
  • Kalamitsi
  • Kariotes
  • Katouna (Katouna, Episkopos, Lygia)
  • Tsoukalades (Tsoukalades, Kalavros)
  • Architecture

    The buildings of Lefkada City is a characteristic sample of anti-earthquake structure. The houses is built by wooden material, whole logs, stone chip and other more light materials. The city plan is based in the medieval city plan of Lefkada City. This was developed during Venetial rule. Lefkada City has old temples built with local traditional architecture. The more famous are the temple of Agios Spyridon, Agioi Anargyroi and Panagia ton Xenon.

    Sports

    Lefkada City hosts sport clubs in several sports. The most historic is Tilikratis F.C., that was founded in 1925 and recently has played in Gamma Ethniki (third division).

    References

    Lefkada (city) Wikipedia


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