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'''Lefki''' ([[wikipedia:Greek language|Aetolian]]: ''Λεύκη'') is a municipality and the fourth-largest metropolitan area, by population, in [[Aetolia]]. It is located in the [[Pheres]] district, on the [[Avlonas River]].  
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'''Lefki''' ([[wikipedia:Greek language|Aetolian]]: ''Λεύκη'') is a municipality and the fourth-largest metropolitan area, by population, in [[Aetolia]]. It is located in the [[Pheres]] district, on the [[Avlonas River]].
  
 
The city is located on the Inner Pheresian Plain, on flat land straddling the [[Avlonas River]]. The area is home to a predominantly [[wikipedia:Romanian language|Mesonjean]]-speaking population, although the Lefki metro itself has a majority of Aetolian speakers. This has led to events such as the 1990 Race Riots in Lefki, where ethnic tensions flared to all-out civil unrest.
 
The city is located on the Inner Pheresian Plain, on flat land straddling the [[Avlonas River]]. The area is home to a predominantly [[wikipedia:Romanian language|Mesonjean]]-speaking population, although the Lefki metro itself has a majority of Aetolian speakers. This has led to events such as the 1990 Race Riots in Lefki, where ethnic tensions flared to all-out civil unrest.
 
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Lefki

Λεύκη
Country Aetolia
District Pheres
Area
 • Total212.32 km2 (81.98 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)
 • Total1,784,445
 • Density8,400/km2 (22,000/sq mi)
Postal code
34PH

Lefki (Aetolian: Λεύκη) is a municipality and the fourth-largest metropolitan area, by population, in Aetolia. It is located in the Pheres district, on the Avlonas River.

The city is located on the Inner Pheresian Plain, on flat land straddling the Avlonas River. The area is home to a predominantly Mesonjean-speaking population, although the Lefki metro itself has a majority of Aetolian speakers. This has led to events such as the 1990 Race Riots in Lefki, where ethnic tensions flared to all-out civil unrest.

Etymology

History

Geography

Geology

Climate

Administration

Boroughs

The municipality is divided into 5 boroughs, which are administrative divisions responsible for the fire services of the borough, as well as other minor duties. They each have an elected board, with an chairman as the executive.

List of boroughs

Cityscape

Architecture

Wards

Parks and zoos

Economy

Demographics

Culture and contemporary life

Archaeological hub

Museums

Tourism

Entertainment and performing arts

Sports

Music

Education

Environment

Transport

Bus transport

Metro

The metro network in Lefki is provided by Pheres Integrated Transport Authority, serving the central city and suburban municipalities, as well as Lefki International Airport. The metro has 8 lines, which fan out from the central station in a radial pattern.

Commuter/suburban rail

The outer municipalities of Lefki are served by the city's Proastiakos network, otherwise known as the suburban network.

Tram

Air

Railways and ferry connections

Motorways

International relations

Twin towns and sister cities