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Erineos (Greek: Ερινεός) is a municipality in the east-northeastern part of the Achaea prefecture, Greece. Its seat of administration is in the village Kamares (Greek, Modern: Καμάρες, Ancient/Katharevousa -rai or -re), older forms Kamarai and Kamare. The village is connected by the old road of GR-8 linking Patras and Corinth along with Aigio while the superhighway is to the north. Kamares is also linked with the road linking to Seliana, the only road linking through the Panachaicus. It is located about 10 km W of Aigio, about 40 km NW of Pteri, about 30 km E of Patras from the old road and about 36 km from the Freeway via the Longos interchange to the east which its nearest interchange and is also accessed to Longos Beach. Kamares is slightly west of the 22nd parallel or 22° east line. The provincial boundary with Patras and Aigialia is to the east. Template:Μετάφραση Achaea (Greek: , Achaïa; see also List of traditional Greek place names) is a province on the northern coast of the Peloponnese, stretching from the mountain ranges of Erymanthus and Cyllene on the south to a narrow strip of fertile land on the north, bordering the Gulf of Corinth... Katharevousa (Greek Καθαρεύουσα, IPA: ) is a form of the Greek language, created during the early 19th century by Adamantios Korais (1748-1833). ... Greece Interstate 8 is an old highway linking the cities of Patras, Corinth and Athens. ... This is a list of Neopets in alphabetical order. ...

Nearest places

  • Ziria, W
  • Akoli, a beach, NE
  • Seliantika, E
  • Rododafni, E

Akoli(Greek: Άκολη), is a small unassigned settlement and a beach area in the prefecture of Achaia. ...


  • Location:
    • Longitude: 21.995 (21°59'32') E
    • Latitude: 38.2999 (38°17'59') N
  • Postal code: 250 09
  • Elevation:
    • lowest: 2 m
    • centre: 20 m
    • highest: 58 m
  • Name of inhabitants or related: Kamaraika or Kamaraiko
  • Dialing code: +11+30-26910-3 (030-26910)-3

Historical population

Year Communal population Change
1981 1,274 -
1991 1,309 35/2.75%

Kamares has a school, a lyceum, a church, banks, a post office, a train station which is located to the west 20 m above the old highway and a square (plateia) in the central part. 1981 (MCMLXXXI) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Plateia (πλατεία) is the Greek word for town square. ...

It sits on a plain which is connected with west of Aigio. The hills and the mountains lie to the west and hills to the south. Farms lie to the central part and groves to the northern part and the southern part along with mixed farming. The forests that are filled with probably willow trees lie to the east and pine trees to the west and to the northwest with several small mountaintops. Aigion or Aigio (Greek: Modern: Αίγιο, Ancient/Katharevousa: -on, Latin: Aegium) also, Egio or Egionis a town in northeast Achaea that has a population of around 12,000, with a square, a bus terminal and a fountain in downtown. ... Species About 350, including: Salix acutifolia- Violet Willow Salix alaxensis- Alaska Willow Salix alba- White Willow Salix alpina- Alpine Willow Salix amygdaloides- Peachleaf Willow Salix arbuscula- Mountain Willow Salix arbusculoides- Littletree Willow Salix arctica- Arctic Willow Salix atrocinerea Salix aurita- Eared Willow Salix babylonica- Peking Willow Salix barrattiana- Barratts... Species About 115. ...

Kamares has campgrounds and beaches which is located to the north and the northeast in Akoli.

The new road runs in the north-central part and through the forests. It was constructed in the mid 20th century when a 100 m overpass was under construction and four curves with a 4 m rail underpass at the third curve. It was opened a few years later with an interchange to the east. (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999 in the...

The panorama includes the hills and the mountains to the south and the west along with tall Erymanthos to the WSW and the Panachaiko to the west along with another mountain near Omplos. Hercules Carrying the Boar by Giambologna In Greek mythology, the Erymanthian Boar is remembered in connection with The Twelve Labours, in which Heracles, the (reconciled) enemy of Hera, visited in turn all the other sites of the Goddess throughout the world, to conquer every conceivable monster of nature and rededicate... The Panachaicus (Greek, Modern: Παναχαϊκό, Ancient/Katharevousa: -on, commonly Panachaïkos or Panachaiko and Panahaiko, Voidia or Vodia in medieval, post-medieval and until the beginning of the 20th century. ...

Municipalities and communities of the Achaea Prefecture
Aigeira | Aigio | Akrata | Aroania | Diakopto | Dymi | Erineos | Farres | Kalavryta | Larissos | Lefkasio | Messatida | Movri | Olenia | Paion | Paralia | Patras | Rio | Sympoliteia | Tritaia | Vrachnaiika
Kalentzi | Leontio



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