Keryneia, Greece

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Keryneia
Κερύνεια
Location
Keryneia is located in Greece
Keryneia
Keryneia
Coordinates 38°12′N 22°7′E / 38.200°N 22.117°E / 38.200; 22.117Coordinates: 38°12′N 22°7′E / 38.200°N 22.117°E / 38.200; 22.117
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: West Greece
Regional unit: Achaea
Municipality: Aigialeia
Municipal unit: Diakopto
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Village
 - Population: 103
Community
 - Population: 435
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)

Keryneia (Greek: Κερύνεια) is a village and a community in the municipal unit of Diakopto, Achaea, Greece. The community consists of the villages Keryneia and Nea Keryneia. It is located 6 km southeast of Aigio and 7 km west of Diakopto. The Greek National Road 8A (Patras - Aigio - Corinth) passes between Keryneia and Nea Keryneia. In 2001 Keryneia had a population of 103 for the village and 435 for the community.

Population[edit]

Year Population Community population
1981 - 361
1991 112 518
2001 103 435

History[edit]

Ceryneia was one of the twelve towns of the ancient Achaeans.[2] The city Kyrenia in northern Cyprus was settled by Achaeans, probably from Ceryneia.

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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. 
  2. ^ Pausanias, Description of Greece, 7. 6. 1.

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