Kato Achaia

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Kato Achaia
Κάτω Αχαΐα
Kato Achaia train station
Kato Achaia train station
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
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Achaea
Municipality West Achaea
Municipal unit Dymi
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration 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 Kato Achaia Town Municipal unit
1981 5,185 -
1991 4,947 -
2001 5,518 6,027

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References[edit]

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