Saronida, Attica

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Saronida is a village and a former community in Attica, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Saronikos, of which it is a municipal unit.

Saronikos Municipality (11)  Coordinates: 37°44′N 23°54′E

It lies 45 km from Athens city center on the Athens–Sounion Road GR-91. One can visit the city either by an urban bus service, (line number E22), or a suburban bus service on its way to Sounion. It is mainly a summer residential area with plenty of amenities, restaurants, bars and market. Saronida’s main beach is one of the most clear beaches of Attica. Saronida is located approximately 45 km SE of Athens.

The residential areas on the Saronic coastline as well as on to the mountain sides are mainly in grid with a mixture of small, second homes and luxury homes or low and middle density homes with swimming pools and backyards. Suburban housing arrived in the 1980s and continued into the 1990s and slowly continuing to this day.

Saronida

The mountains cover the eastern part of the municipal unit, consisting of rocks and grasslands. Forests lie to the south on a small hill, farmlands now cover the north, the rest of the area is covered with residential buildings. A fraction of the population are still rural.

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