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Kareika is located in Greece
Coordinates: 38°6′N 21°30′E / 38.100°N 21.500°E / 38.100; 21.500Coordinates: 38°6′N 21°30′E / 38.100°N 21.500°E / 38.100; 21.500
Country Greece
Regional unit Achaea
Municipality West Achaea
Municipal unit Movri
Elevation 45 m (148 ft)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Rural 237
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 250 05
Area code(s) 26930
Vehicle registration AX

Kareika (Greek: Καρέικα, also: Καράιικα - Karaiika) is a village and a community in the municipal unit of Movri, Achaea, Greece. The community consists of the villages Kareika, Gomosto, Karamesineika and Rachi. It is located north of the Movri hills, 3 km east of Sageika, 6 km southwest of Kato Achaia and 25 km southwest of Patras. The Greek National Road 9/E55 (Patras - Pyrgos) passes through the community.


Year Population village Population community
1981 - 829
1991 225 -
2001 237 947

The population in 2001 by village:

  • Kareika, pop. 237
  • Gomosto, pop. 317
  • Karamesineika, pop. 210
  • Rachi, pop. 183

See also[edit]


  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003.