Population of Cities in Greece (2021)

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, 9 cities with between 100,000 and 1 million people, and 134 cities with between 10,000 and 100,000 people. The largest city in Greece is Athens, with a population of 591,481 people.

Name 2021 Population
Athens591,481
Thessaloniki272,945
Patras174,802
Larissa168,207
Piraeus152,500
Heraklion151,282
Peristeri142,075
Acharnes131,020
Evosmos105,997
Kalamaria95,489
Glyfada94,792
Kallithea92,407
Volos89,811
Ilio88,918
Nikaia85,822
Ilioupoli80,469
Trikala78,074
Keratsini78,064
Agios Dimitrios77,990
Chalandri76,788
Marousi75,314
Nea Smyrni72,177
Petroupoli71,979
Xanthi69,821
Ioannina69,772
Alexandroupoli68,369
Nea Ionia68,270
Zografou66,277
Egaleo66,073
Chalcis65,239
Agrinio64,559
Gerakas64,388
Palaio Faliro63,291
Agia Paraskevi62,717
Serres62,606
Katerini62,080
Vyronas61,515
Galatsi60,677
Komotini60,010
Korydallos59,672
Kalamata59,544
Lamia58,282
Chania54,452
Irakleio53,659
Pylaia52,712
Kifissia50,999
Stavroupoli50,818
Kavala49,757
Kozani47,852
Drama47,272
Rhodes46,911
Karditsa46,405
Chaidari46,061
Alimos45,748
Veria43,525
Polichni42,799
Ano Liosia42,637
Rethymno37,827
Tripoli37,332
Vrilissia36,940
Oraiokastro36,551
Kamatero36,176
Ptolemaida35,990
Agioi Anargyroi35,423
Argyroupoli35,063
Nea Ionia34,630
Sykies34,158
Ampelokipoi34,116
Eleftherio-Kordelio33,871
Metamorfosi33,782
Giannitsa33,746
Aspropyrgos32,988
Voula31,510
Corinth30,570
Chios30,318
Kilkis30,123
Cholargos29,569
Efkarpia29,304
Mytilene28,509
Moschato27,955
Nea Filadelfeia27,465
Artemida26,550
Melissia26,485
Pefka26,477
Kaisariani26,417
Pyrgos25,495
Peraia25,240
Perama25,062
Salamina25,015
Thebes24,687
Arta24,666
Neapoli24,456
Eleusis23,992
Megara23,888
Koropi23,156
Agia Varvara23,065
Pefki22,925
Vari22,857
Livadeia22,784
Thermi22,546
Orestiada22,269
Preveza22,217
Dafni22,176
Florina21,906
Corfu21,888
Pallini21,467
Kos21,107
Panorama20,911
Argos20,349
Gazi19,819
Aigio19,802
Nea Erythraia19,563
Glyka Nera18,433
Edessa18,205
Naousa17,943
Sparta17,797
Elliniko17,794
Nea Makri17,298
Agios Ioannis Rentis17,105
Kalyvia Thorikou17,051
Grevena16,958
Alexandreia16,605
Paiania16,571
Amaliada15,388
Drapetsona15,073
Tavros14,981
Kalymnos14,965
Nafplio14,595
Menemeni14,584
Nea Alikarnassos14,462
Papagou14,209
Nafpaktos13,925
Missolonghi13,371
Ierapetra13,071
Rafina13,043
Agios Nikolaos12,940
Ialysos12,703
Kastoria12,098
Loutraki11,748
Mandra11,720
Ermoupoli11,028
Tyrnavos11,022
Ymittos10,307
Neo Psychiko9,473

Population of All Cities in Greece

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