Kato Achaia

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Kato Achaia
Κάτω Αχαΐα
Location
Kato Achaia is located in Greece
Kato Achaia
Kato Achaia
Coordinates 38°9′N 21°33′E / 38.150°N 21.550°E / 38.150; 21.550Coordinates: 38°9′N 21°33′E / 38.150°N 21.550°E / 38.150; 21.550
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: West Greece
Regional unit: Achaea
Municipality: West Achaea
Municipal unit: Dymi
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Community
 - Population: 6,027
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Auto: AX

Kato Achaia (Greek: Κάτω Αχαΐα) is a town and a community in Achaea, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality West Achaea, of which it is the seat of administration.[2] The community Kato Achaia consists of the town Kato Achaia and the villages Alykes, Manetaiikia, Paralia Kato Achaias and Piso Sykea.

Kato Achaia is located 1 km south of the Gulf of Patras and 20 km southwest of Patras. The villages Alykes and Paralia Kato Achaias are on the coast. The Greek National Road 9 (Patras - Pyrgos) passes outside the town. Kato Achaia had a train station on the currently unexploited Patras–Pyrgos railway.

Population history[edit]

Year Town Kato Achaia Munic. distr. Kato Achaia
1981 5,185 -
1991 4,947 -
2001 5,518 6,027

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)