Kamares, Achaea

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Kamares
Καμάρες
Kamares Ypapanti church.jpg
Location
Kamares is located in Greece
Kamares
Kamares
Coordinates 38°18′N 22°0′E / 38.300°N 22.000°E / 38.300; 22.000Coordinates: 38°18′N 22°0′E / 38.300°N 22.000°E / 38.300; 22.000
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: West Greece
Regional unit: Achaea
Municipality: Aigialeia
Municipal unit: Erineos
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Village
 - Population: 1,228
Community
 - Population: 1,325
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)

Kamares (Greek: Καμάρες) is a village and a community in the east-northeastern part of Achaea, Greece. Kamares was an independent commune until 1994 when it became part of the municipality of Erineos, of which it was the seat. Erineos became part of the municipality Aigialeia in 2011. The community Kamares consists of the villages Kamares, Bouka and Pefka. Kamares is situated near the Gulf of Corinth, 9 km northwest of Aigio. The Greek National Road 8A (Patras - Corinth) and the railway from Patras to Corinth ( not in operation anymore since OSE announced the suspension of all the rail service in the Peloponnese on January 2011) run through the village.

Historical population[edit]

Year Village population Community population
1981 1,274 -
1991 1,309 -
2001 1,228 1,325

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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.