Apideonas

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Apideonas
Απιδεώνας
Location
Apideonas is located in Greece
Apideonas
Apideonas
Coordinates 38°4′N 21°25′E / 38.067°N 21.417°E / 38.067; 21.417Coordinates: 38°4′N 21°25′E / 38.067°N 21.417°E / 38.067; 21.417
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: West Greece
Regional unit: Achaea
Municipality: West Achaea
Municipal unit: Larissos
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Village
 - Population: 635
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)

Apideonas (Greek: Απιδεώνας) is a village in the municipal unit of Larissos, in Achaea, Greece. It is located in the plains near the Ionian Sea, 3 km southeast of Lappas, 7 km northeast of Varda and 33 km southwest of Patras. It had a population of 635 in 2001. The name comes from απιδιά (apidia) meaning "wild pear". The village was founded in 1924, when the government of Greece brought in forty families of refugees from Asia Minor. Before, the area was part of a royal estate.

Population[edit]

Year Population
1981 329
1991 411
2001 635

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References[edit]

  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 793 KB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003.