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Larissos - Statistics
Prefecture: Achaia
Province: Province of Patras
Location: 38°6′N 21°25′E
Area:
-Total
-Water
225.73 km²
Dwellings:
Population: 8,858 (2001)
Communes: 11
Elevation: lowest: sea level
center:5 to 7 m (centre)
highest: around 400 m
Postal code: 270 52
Area/distance code: 11-30-26930-3 (030-26930-3)
Municipal code: 0711
Car designation: AX
Address of administration: Lappa Railway Station.
Metochi, Vardas 270 52

Larissos is a municipality in the western part of Achaea in Greece. Its seat of administration is in the village Lappa (Greek, Modern: Λάππα, Ancient/Katharevousa: -s), rarely Lapa The distance from Patras is 37 km SW and 58 km (old 64 km) N of Pyrgos. The nearest communities are Metochi and Kalogria to the north, Araxos also to the north, Bonteika to the east and Riolos to the south. The area code is 26930. It is the seat of the municipality of Larissos (the postal code reads Metochi). The municipal boundary of Larissos and Movri is about 500 m east of town hall. It is part of the community of Metochi. The community has about 200 to 250 dwellings. 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... This article is about the modern Greek district Achaea. ... Here are a lists of the provinces (Greek: επαρχεία, eparcheia fr. ... 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 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. ... ... There are places that have the name Kalogria (Greek: Καλογριά) In Cyprus Kallurga (Kalogria), in Northern Cyprus In Greece Kalogria, a beach village in the prefecture of Achaia Kalogria, a village in the prefecture of Chalkidiki There is a bay that have the name Kalogria: Kalogria Bay, a part of... Araxos (Greek: Άραξος), Latin form: Araxus is a village located in the municipality of Larissos in the northwestern part of the prefecture of Achaia. ... Bonteika, pronunciation: BOHN-dhehee-kah (Greek: Μποντέικα, formerly: Μποντάϊικα), formerly Bontaiika, pre-1990s, Bondeika, rarely Bouteika is a small village that is part of the community of Sageika in the prefecture of Achaia. ... Here are area codes beginning with 269, is an area code for much of the metropolitan area of Patras. ...


The town has a square, a school, and next to is a small town hall of Larissos, and a train station. Forests are founded along with a few roads in the south, one in the north and one in the west which was the property of King Constantine II of Greece?. Nearby is a small tiny hydro station SW of Lappa. Northwest and Northeast si covered with miexd farming with access to Araxos Airport (GPA).


There is an archaeological site of the ancient town of Dyme founded 1 km south.


The municipality formerly excluded Mataranga and Spata. In the late-20th century, these areas were reverted to Larissos from Vouprasia and the prefecture of Ilia. (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...

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Population history:

Year Village population
1991 974

The municipality of Larissos (Greek: Δήμος Λάρίσσου) with the population of 7,414 (2001?) includes the communities and hamlets of: 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Communities

Araxos (Greek: Άραξος), Latin form: Araxus is a village located in the municipality of Larissos in the northwestern part of the prefecture of Achaia. ... Kalogria (Greek: Καλογριά) is a place in the municipality of Larissos in the western part of the prefecture of Achaia. ... Lakkopetra (Greek: Λακκόπετρα), rarely Lakopetra is a village of northwestern Achaia, located 10 km NW of Kato Achaia, 4 km ENE of Araxos, approx. ... Lappa (Greek, Modern: Λάππα, Ancient/Katharevousa: -s), rarely Lapa is a community in the western part of Achaea in Greece. ...

Population history:

Year Municipal population Change
1981 -
1991 7,414 -
2001 8,858 /%

The municipality is bounded by Larissos river along with the Achaia-Ilia to the west, the range of west Skollis and south Movri with a river in the east, and with Niforeika to the east. 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. ... For other uses of the word Ilia, see Ilia (disambiguation). ... Movri (Greek: Μόβρη), is a mountain range that is in the municipalities of Movri, Dymi to the northeast, Oleni in the western part of the prefecture of Achaia and the western part is partly in the prefecture of Ilia with the municipality of Vouprasia. ... Niforeika (Greek: Νιφορέικα, previously Νιφοράιικα) is a village that is located between Kalamaki and Kato Achaia in the municipality of Dymi in northwestern Achaia. ...


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North: Gulf of Patras
West: Vouprasias, Lechaina (SW), Ionian Sea
Larissos East: Movri, Olenia (SE)
South: Pineias

The Gulf of Patras (Greek: Πατραϊκός Κόλπος Patraikos Kolpos) is a gulf that stretches from the eastern part of the Ionian Sea between Oxeia island and Cape Araxos in the south in the west up to the Strait of Rion at the capes Rio and Antirrio to the east next... For other entries that is Varda, see the disambuigation page. ... Lechainá (Λεχαινά), also Lechena or Lehena is a town in the Prefecture of Ilia, Greece that is 39 km N (old distance: 37 km) north of the nearby city of Pyrgos and regions of Messenia and Arcadia. ... The Ionian Sea. ... Movri (Greek: Μόβρη), is a mountain range that is in the municipalities of Movri, Dymi to the northeast, Oleni in the western part of the prefecture of Achaia and the western part is partly in the prefecture of Ilia with the municipality of Vouprasia. ... Simopoulo (Greek, Modern: Σιμόπουλον, Ancient/Katharevousa: Simopoulon) is a community located about 5 km west of GR-33 and south of the Peneus valley. ...

See also:

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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Larissos Information (286 words)
Larissos is a municipality in the western part of Achaea in Greece.
In the late-20th century, these areas were reverted to Larissos from Vouprasia and the prefecture of Ilia.
Larissos river along with the Achaia-Ilia to the west, the range of west Skollis and south Movri with a river in the east, and with Niforeika to the east.
Larissos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (352 words)
Larissos is a municipality in the western part of Achaea in Greece.
The municipality of Larissos (Greek: Δήμος Λάρίσσου) with the population of 7,414 (2001?) includes the communities and hamlets of:
The municipality is bounded by Larissos river along with the Achaia-Ilia to the west, the range of west Skollis and south Movri with a river in the east, and with Niforeika to the east.
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