Kiato

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Kiato
Κιάτο
Kiato is located in Greece
Kiato
Kiato
Coordinates: 38°0.7′N 22°44.8′E / 38.0117°N 22.7467°E / 38.0117; 22.7467Coordinates: 38°0.7′N 22°44.8′E / 38.0117°N 22.7467°E / 38.0117; 22.7467
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Corinthia
Municipality Sikyona
Municipal unit Sikyona
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΚΡ

Kiato (Greek: Κιάτο) is a town in the northern part of Corinthia in the Peloponnese, Greece. It is the seat of the municipality of Sikyona. Kiato is situated on the Gulf of Corinth, near the mouth of the river Asopos. It has a lot of tourist activity mainly in the summer. The ancient city Sicyon was located 4 km southwest of present Kiato. Kiato is 4 km northwest of Velo, 13 km southeast of Xylokastro and 18 km northwest of Corinth. The Greek National Road 8A (Patras - Corinth - Athens) passes southwest of the town. It has a station on the railway from Patras to Corinth, and it is the western terminus of a Proastiakos (suburban railway) line to Athens.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1981 8,232
1991 9,212
2001 9,655
2011 9,812

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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. 

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