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Encyclopedia > Farres
Farres - Statistics
Prefecture: Achaea
Province: Province of Patras
Location: 38°6′19″N, 21°46′55″E
Area:
-Total
-Water
-Rank

236.75 km²

Rank xxth
Population: (2001)
 - Total
 - Density¹
 - Rank

 6,262

 -26.45/km²
Elevation:
 -lowest:
 -centre:

around 50 m
341 m(centre)
around 1,000 m
Communes:
Postal code: 250 08
Area/distance code: 11-30-26940 (030-26940)-2
Municipal code: 0722
Car designation: AX
3-letter abbreviation: FAR

Farres is a municipality in the central part of the prefecture of Achaea, Greece. Its seat of administration is in the town Chalandritsa (Greek: Χαλανδρίτσα). It is on a road connecting Patras and Kalavryta. It is located about 17 km SSW of Patras, about 40 km south of the Rio-Antirio bridge/, about 70 km SW of Aigio, 55 km W of Kalavryta, about 140 km NW of Tripoli and about 10 km from GR-9/Patras By-Pass. Greece consists of 13 administrative regions known as Peripheries of Greece, which are further subdivided into 51 prefectures (nomoi, singular - nomos, Greek: νομοί, νομός)): See also List of the prefectures of Greece by area List of the prefectures of Greece by population density List of the prefectures of Greece by population External... 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... In Greece, the provinces are a level of administration between prefecture and communities and municipalities. ... Link titleTime Time is no longer a mistry in the Holy Quran. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Here are list of postal codes in Greece. ... This is an alphabetical list by town of dialing codes in Greece. ... Here are area codes beginning with 269, is an area code for much of the metropolitan area of Patras. ... The National Statistical Service of Greece (NSSG) is a General Secretariat of the Greek Ministry of Economy and Finance with more than 1100 employees. ... The Greek car license plates are composed of three letters and four digits per plate (f. ... 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... Patras, view from the port Patras (Greek: Modern: Πάτρα, Ancient: Πάτραι, Pátrai; see also List of traditional Greek place names) is the third largest city of Greece, and also the capital of the Achaea region of Greece. ... The piers of the Rio-Antirio bridge can slide on their gravel beds to accommodate tectonic movement. ... 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. ... Kalalvryta or Kalavrita (Greek: Καλάβρυτα) is a town, a province and a municipality in the eastcentral part of the prefecture of Achaia. ... This page refers to Tripoli, the capital of Libya. ... Greece Interstate 9 is the second-longest national highway that runs into the Peloponnese. ...

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Nearest places

Photo 1: Kallithea on the simulated view of Greater Athens from above. ...

Communes

  • Chalandritsa
  • Chrysopigi
  • Fares
  • Elliniko
  • Isoma
  • Kalanos
  • Kalousi
  • Katarrakti
  • Kompigadi
  • Kritharakia
  • Lakkomata
  • Mirali
  • Platanovrissi
  • Starochori
  • Vasiliki

Historical population

Year Communal population Change Municipal population Change
1981 1,090 - - -
1991 974 -116/-10.64% 6,483 -
2001 - - 6,262 -221/-3.41%

The village has a small school, a lyceum, a gymnasium, a health centre, a church, a small post office, a train station and a square (plateia) which includes some trees and a fountain. It also has a museum of folklore and local history located in a restored water mill. It also has a ruined castle which is now a monument. 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. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Plateia (πλατεία) is the Greek word for town square. ...


Until the pavement of the road and the one linking Patras and Kalavryta in the mid-20th century, the village didn't had paved roads or electricity. Until somewhere the 1990s, much of the houses were stone-built. (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 1990s decade refers to the years from 1990 to 1999, inclusive. ...


The area in the mountains had some off-road rally racings.


The Speedway of Patras is situated southwest of the area. Patras, view from the port Patras (Greek: Modern: Πάτρα, Ancient: Πάτραι, Pátrai; see also List of traditional Greek place names) is the third largest city of Greece, and also the capital of the Achaea region of Greece. ...


The area near Agios Georgios has a Mycenaean settlement. Mycenae (ancient Greek: , IPA, , in modern Greek: Μυκήνες, , U.S. English: ; see also List of traditional Greek place names), is an archaeological site in Greece, located about 90km south-west of Athens, in the north-eastern Peloponnese. ...


The area during the Frankish times was a barony. Look up Frank and frank in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ...


Farmlands are to its west. The central part is made up of farmlands which includes mixed farming and pastures in a plain named Farron-Chalandritsa while the eastern and the western part are made up of forests, mountains and valleys.


External links

  • Mycenaean Settlement near Agios Georgios, also in Greek




North: Messatis
West: Vrachneika, Paralia, Oleni
Chalandritsa East: Kalavryta?
South: Tritea
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

The Municipality of Messatida, also: Messatis is an administrative district in Greece. ... There are communities and a municipality that have the name Vrachneika, pronunciation: vrakh-NAY-ee-kah (Greek: Βραχνέικα, Βραχναίικα until the 1990s,also Vrahneika) in Greece: Vrachnaiika, rarely Vrachnaiika or Vrahneika (the municipality, Greek: Dêmos/Dimos Vrachnaiikon) is a community and a municipality that is 12 km south of and... Paralia (Greek: Παραλία) is a municipality and a community 6 km south of and a suburb of Patras. ... Kalalvryta or Kalavrita (Greek: Καλάβρυτα) is a town, a province and a municipality in the eastcentral part of the prefecture of Achaia. ... 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... Aegira is also the older name of Lesbos Aigira or Aegira (Greek: Αιγείρα, older: Αίγειρα), also Egira, Eyira, Aiyira is a community located about 500 m SW of the Gulf of Corinth in the northeastern part of the prefecture of Achaea. ... 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. ... Akrata, (Greek: Ακράτα) is a town and a municipality in the northeastern part of the prefecture of Achaia in the Peloponnese, Greece. ... Aroania, also and commonly Chelmos, Helmos and Khelmos (Greek Αροάνεια, also Aroaneia, also Χελμός), is a mountain range that spans about 15 to 20 from north to south (north-east of Lykouria and about 10 km SW of Diakopto) and about 5 to 10 km from west to directly east of Kalavryta... Dymi (Greek: Δύμη) is a municipality in the Achaea prefecture, Greece. ... Erineos (Greek: Ερινεός) is a municipality in the east-northeastern part of the Achaea prefecture, Greece. ... Kalalvryta or Kalavrita (Greek: Καλάβρυτα) is a town, a province and a municipality in the eastcentral part of the prefecture of Achaia. ... The Municipality of Messatida, also: Messatis is an administrative district in Greece. ... Sageika, rarely Sagaiika (Greek: Σαγέικα, formerly: Σάγαιικα) is a village in western Achaia in the northcentral part of the municipality of Movri. ... Paralia (Greek: Παραλία) is a municipality and a community 6 km south of and a suburb of Patras. ... Patras, view from the port Patras (Greek: Modern: Πάτρα, Ancient: Πάτραι, Pátrai; see also List of traditional Greek place names) is the third largest city of Greece, and also the capital of the Achaea region of Greece. ... This is a town that uses the same modern name, for other uses see Rio Rio or Rion, Latin: Rhion or Rhium (Greek: Modern: Ρίο Rio, Ancient: Ρίον Rion) is a suburban town north of Patras, Greece. ... There are communities and a municipality that have the name Vrachneika, pronunciation: vrakh-NAY-ee-kah (Greek: Βραχνέικα, Βραχναίικα until the 1990s,also Vrahneika) in Greece: Vrachnaiika, rarely Vrachnaiika or Vrahneika (the municipality, Greek: Dêmos/Dimos Vrachnaiikon) is a community and a municipality that is 12 km south of and...

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