Keryneia, Greece

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Keryneia
Κερύνεια
Keryneia is located in Greece
Keryneia
Keryneia
Coordinates: 38°12′N 22°07′E / 38.200°N 22.117°E / 38.200; 22.117Coordinates: 38°12′N 22°07′E / 38.200°N 22.117°E / 38.200; 22.117
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Achaea
Municipality Aigialeia
Municipal unit Diakopto
Population (2001)[1]
 • Rural 103
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+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.

People[edit]

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

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