Itea, Phocis

Itea (Greek: Ιτέα meaning willow), is a town and a former municipality in the southeastern part of Phocis, Greece. Since 2011 local government reforms made the city a part of the municipality Delphi, of which it is a municipal unit.[2]


Location within the regional unit
Coordinates: 38°26′N 22°25.5′E
Administrative regionCentral Greece
Regional unitPhocis
  Municipal unit26.351 km2 (10.174 sq mi)
Highest elevation
10 m (30 ft)
Lowest elevation
2 m (7 ft)
  Municipal unit
  Municipal unit density220/km2 (580/sq mi)
  Population4,362 (2011)
  Area (km2)6.305
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
332 00
Area code(s)+30-2265-xxx-xxx
Vehicle registrationΑΜx-xxxx

Administrative division

The municipal unit Itea consists of the communities Itea, Kirra and Tritaia.


Itea is situated on the north coast of the Gulf of Corinth, 2 km (1 mi) west of Kirra, 8 km (5 mi) southwest of Delphi, 11 km (7 mi) south of Amfissa and 52 km (32 mi) east of Naupactus. The Greek National Road 48 connects Itea with Naupactus, Delphi and Livadeia, the Greek National Road 27 with Amfissa and Lamia. The community of Itea covers an area of 6.305 km2 (2.434 sq mi) while the municipal unit covers an area of 26.351 km2 (10.174 sq mi).[3]

Historical population

Year Town population Municipality population
1981 4,438 -
1991 4,303 5592
2001 4,666 6,072
2011 4,362 5,888

See also


  1. "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.
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