Arachthos

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Arachthos
Άραχθος
Location
Arachthos is located in Greece
Arachthos
Arachthos
Coordinates 39°6′N 21°0′E / 39.100°N 21.000°E / 39.100; 21.000Coordinates: 39°6′N 21°0′E / 39.100°N 21.000°E / 39.100; 21.000
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Epirus
Regional unit: Arta
Municipality: Nikolaos Skoufas
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 6,011
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Auto: ΑΤ

Arachthos (Greek: Άραχθος) is a former municipality in the Arta regional unit, Epirus, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Nikolaos Skoufas, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It is situated along the lower course of the river Arachthos, south of Arta. Population 6,011 (2001). The seat of the municipality was in Neochori.

Near Arachthos, there is the static inverter plant of HVDC Italy-Greece.

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. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)