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Patras is Greece's third largest urban area and the regional capital of Western Greece, in northern Peloponnese, 215km west of Athens. The city is built at the foothills of Mount Panachaikon, overlooking the Gulf of Patras.The Patras City Area is a conurbation of 160,400 inhabitants, while its wider urban area, in the new Patras municipality, has a population of 213,984 . Patras' core settlement has a history spanning four millennia, in the Roman period it had become a cosmopolitan center of the eastern Mediterranean whilst, according to Christian tradition, it was also the place of Saint Andrew's martyrdom. According to the results of 2011 census the population of the metropolitan area has a population of 260.308 and extends over an area of 738.87 km2.Dubbed as Greece's Gate to the West, Patras is a commercial hub, while its busy port is a nodal point for trade and communication with Italy and the rest of Western Europe. The city has two public universities and one Technological Institute, hosting a large student population and rendering Patras a major scientific centre with a field of excellence in technological education. The Rio-Antirio bridge connects Patras' easternmost suburb of Rio to the town of Antirrio, connecting the Peloponnese peninsula with mainland Greece.
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