Population of Cities in Greece (2018)

0
Over 1 Million
8
100,000 to 1 Million
133
10,000 to 100,000
  • Athens
  • Thessaloniki
  • Patra
  • Piraeus
  • Larisa
  • Peristeri
  • Irakleion
  • Kallithea
  • Acharnes
  • Kalamaria
  • Nikaia
  • Glyfada
  • Volos
  • Ilion
  • Ilioupoli
  • Keratsini
  • Khalandrion
  • Nea Smyrni
  • Marousi
  • Agios Dimitrios
  • Zografos
  • Aigaleo
  • Nea Ionia
  • Ioannina
  • Palaio Faliro
  • Korydallos
  • Trikala
  • Vyronas
  • Agia Paraskevi
  • Galatsi
  • Chalkida
  • Petroupolis
  • Serres
  • Rodos
  • Kalamata
  • Kavala
  • Chania
  • Katerini
  • Alexandroupoli
  • Lamia
  • Irakleio
  • Xanthi
  • Kifisia
  • Agrinio
  • Chaidari
  • Komotini
  • Sykies
  • Drama
  • Veroia
  • Alimos

Known as the cradle of Western civilisation, Greece has thousands of islands in the Ionian and Aegean seas and is known for its beautiful beaches and landscapes, as well as for being the birthplace of democracy and Western philosophy. Its capital city of Athens has been a powerful city as far back as the fifth century BC, and the city is still dominated by its ancient landmarks, such as the Acropolis and the Parthenon. Today, Athens is the largest city in Greece, with a population of over 650,000. This increases to more than three million in the greater urban area of Athens. The city is a key economic center in southeastern Europe and is also the southernmost capital on the European mainland.

Thessaloniki is the second-largest city in Greece and has more than one million inhabitants in its metropolitan area. It is regarded as the cultural capital of Greece due to its famous festivals and wide range of cultural activities. Like Athens, Thessaloniki also has many ancient monuments; its Paleochristian and Byzantine monuments are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the city also has monuments that date back to Roman and Ottoman Empires. The western city of Patras is Greece's third-largest city, with a population of 213,984. As a port city and important commercial hub, Patras is often referred to as the 'Gate to the West'.

Greece has 0 cities with more than a million people, 8 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 133 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Greece is Athens, with a population of 664,046 people.

Athens

Athens dominates the Attica region and is one of the world's oldest cities.

664,046

Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is Greece's second major economic, industrial, commercial and political center.

354,290

Patra

The city of Patra is built in the foothills of Mount Panachaikon, overlooking the Gulf of Patras.

168,034

Piraeus

The port of Piraeus is the chief port in Greece and the largest passenger port in Europe.

163,688

Larisa

Hippocrates, known as the 'Father of Medicine', died in Larissa.

144,651

Peristeri

Peristeri lies between the Egaleo Mountain in the northwest and the Cephissus river in the southeast.

139,981

Irakleion

Heraklion is the largest city and the administrative capital of the island of Crete.

137,154

Kallithea

Kallithea and its citizens are mentioned in the philosopher Plato's 'Dialogs'.

100,641

Acharnes

Acharnes is the most populous municipality in East Attica.

99,346

Kalamaria

Kalamaria has 14 sporting teams including the famous Apollon Kalamarias.

91,617

Name 2018 Population Location
Athens664,046Map
Thessaloniki354,290Map
Patra168,034Map
Piraeus163,688Map
Larisa144,651Map
Peristeri139,981Map
Irakleion137,154Map
Kallithea100,641Map
Acharnes99,346Map
Kalamaria91,617Map
Nikaia89,380Map
Glyfada87,305Map
Volos86,048Map
Ilion84,793Map
Ilioupoli78,153Map
Keratsini77,077Map
Khalandrion74,192Map
Nea Smyrni73,076Map
Marousi72,333Map
Agios Dimitrios71,294Map
Zografos71,026Map
Aigaleo69,946Map
Nea Ionia67,134Map
Ioannina65,574Map
Palaio Faliro64,021Map
Korydallos63,445Map
Trikala61,653Map
Vyronas61,308Map
Agia Paraskevi59,704Map
Galatsi59,345Map
Chalkida59,125Map
Petroupolis58,979Map
Serres58,287Map
Rodos56,128Map
Kalamata54,100Map
Kavala54,027Map
Chania53,910Map
Katerini53,293Map
Alexandroupoli52,979Map
Lamia52,006Map
Irakleio49,642Map
Xanthi48,221Map
Kifisia47,332Map
Agrinio46,899Map
Chaidari45,642Map
Komotini45,631Map
Sykies44,955Map
Drama44,823Map
Veroia44,464Map
Alimos41,720Map
Polichni39,765Map
Kozani36,481Map
Agioi Anargyroi34,168Map
Argyroupoli34,097Map
Ano Liosia33,565Map
Karditsa32,789Map
Nea Ionia32,661Map
Rethymno32,468Map
Cholargos30,840Map
Vrilissia30,741Map
Aspropyrgos30,251Map
Korinthos30,176Map
Ptolemaida30,045Map
Gerakas29,939Map
Metamorfosi29,891Map
Voula28,364Map
Kamateron28,361Map
Mytilene28,322Map
Giannitsa27,817Map
Neapoli27,084Map
Corfu27,003Map
Tripoli26,561Map
Agia Varvara26,550Map
Kaisariani26,370Map
Nea Filadelfeia25,734Map
Moskhaton25,441Map
Perama25,389Map
Salamina25,370Map
Elefsina24,910Map
Chios23,953Map
Pylaia23,494Map
Megara23,456Map
Dhafni22,913Map
Melissia22,741Map
Pyrgos22,399Map
Argos22,209Map
Thivai22,026Map
Arta21,895Map
Livadeia21,492Map
Artemida21,488Map
Pefki21,352Map
Aigio20,422Map
Naousa19,887Map
Kilkis19,734Map
Kos19,244Map
Koropi19,164Map
Edessa18,669Map
Florina17,686Map
Nea Erythraia17,379Map
Preveza17,283Map
Elliniko17,259Map
Amaliada16,763Map
Panorama16,551Map
Sparti16,239Map
Orestiada16,221Map
Peraia16,067Map
Agios Ioannis Rentis16,050Map
Vari15,855Map
Menemeni15,706Map
Nea Makri15,554Map
Oraiokastro15,006Map
Tavros14,972Map
Pallini14,808Map
Paiania14,595Map
Nafplio14,582Map
Kalyvia Thorikou14,424Map
Thermi14,373Map
Drapetsona13,968Map
Papagou13,699Map
Alexandreia13,665Map
Nafpaktos13,415Map
Kastoria13,387Map
Mesolongi12,785Map
Gazi12,606Map
Ierapetra12,355Map
Kalymnos12,324Map
Rafina12,168Map
Nea Alikarnassos11,886Map
Loutraki11,564Map
Zakynthos11,541Map
Ialysos11,473Map
Agios Nikolaos11,421Map
Ermoupolis11,351Map
Mandra11,327Map
Triandria11,082Map
Ymittos11,000Map
Tyrnavos10,796Map
Grevena10,563Map
Farsala10,380Map
Diavata10,216Map
Neo Psychiko10,137Map
Polygyros10,000Map
Agios Stefanos9,892Map
Nea Chalkidona9,822Map
Argostolion9,820Map
Kiato9,812Map
Anatoli9,798Map
Limin Mesoyaias9,686Map
Lykovrysi9,650Map
Psychiko9,529Map
Markopoulo9,513Map
Igoumenitsa9,496Map
Nea Artaki9,489Map
Zefyri9,454Map
Nea Moudhania9,342Map
Spata9,198Map
Chrysoupolis8,885Map
Sitia8,707Map
Lefkada8,673Map
Didymoteicho8,336Map
Nea Peramos8,333Map
Koufalia8,305Map
Sindos8,228Map
Kalampaka8,138Map
Epanomi8,121Map
Gastouni8,114Map
Almyros7,955Map
Nea Michaniona7,908Map
Giannouli7,885Map
Keratea7,493Map
Argos Orestiko7,473Map
Chalastra7,360Map
Filothei7,302Map
Nea Kallikrateia7,238Map
Trilofos7,227Map
Agios Pavlos7,221Map
Lagkadas7,215Map
Nea Penteli7,198Map
Drosia7,186Map
Marathonas7,170Map
Lavrio7,078Map
Naxos7,070Map
Elassona7,060Map
Filiatra6,970Map
Polykastro6,961Map
Karpenisi6,888Map
Aegina6,867Map
Amfissa6,854Map
Krya Vrysi6,839Map
Messini6,773Map
Souda6,729Map
Litochoro6,709Map
Neon Karlovasion6,708Map
Vasilikon6,571Map
Aridaia6,561Map
Ayios Konstandinos6,534Map
Anoixi6,510Map
Asvestochori6,404Map
Moires6,379Map
Paralia6,336Map
Gargalianoi6,282Map
Anavyssos6,202Map
Thrakomakedones6,200Map
Faliraki6,000Map
Ampelona5,961Map
Leondarion5,929Map
Orchomenos5,919Map
Nea Anchialos5,908Map
Zacharo5,894Map
Ekali5,889Map
Ovria5,838Map
Psachna5,828Map
Kato Achaia5,752Map
Avlonas5,744Map
Palamas5,719Map
Dionysos5,651Map
Siatista5,612Map
Afantou5,562Map
Agria5,519Map
Xylokastro5,500Map
Myrina5,406Map
Feres5,403Map
Archangelos5,398Map
Plagiari5,392Map
Vrontados5,323Map
Mournies5,318Map
Paros5,289Map
Tympaki5,285Map
Megalopoli5,283Map
Skiathos5,187Map
Aliveri5,184Map
Sidirokastro5,177Map
Karystos5,091Map
Neoi Epivates5,077Map
Kryoneri5,040Map
Kyparissia5,033Map
Dhrosia5,020Map
Karyes237Map
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