Longos, Achaea

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Longos
Λόγγος
Panoramic view of Selianitika and Longos
Panoramic view of Selianitika and Longos
Location
Longos is located in Greece
Longos
Longos
Coordinates 38°17′N 22°1′E / 38.283°N 22.017°E / 38.283; 22.017Coordinates: 38°17′N 22°1′E / 38.283°N 22.017°E / 38.283; 22.017
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Western Greece
Regional unit: Achaea
Municipality: Aigialeia
Municipal unit: Sympoliteia
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Community
 - Population: 761
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation: 0 m ­(0 ft)
Postal code: 25 100
Telephone: 26910
Auto: AX , AZ

Longos (Greek: Λόγγος) is a village in the municipal unit of Sympoliteia in the northeastern part of Achaea in the Peloponnese, Greece. The villages Longos and Selianitika (adjacent to the southeast) share a beautiful beach on the Gulf of Corinth which is approximately 1.5 km long. Both villages are among the most popular summer destinations of Achaea. Longos is 2 km east of Kamares, 4 km northwest of Rododafni and 7 km northwest of Aigio. The Greek National Road 8A (Athens - Corinth - Patras) runs southwest of the village.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1981 811
1991 729
2001 623

Sports[edit]

The "Longos Football Field" is located in the southwestern side of Longos village near Foinikas River. Longos historical football team, "Aris Longou", used to be the pride of the natives due to the participation in the First Local Division. Aris Longou produced skilled football players (i.e. Giannis Baltimas - former Panachaiki goalkeeper) who participated in the National Division (Greek Super League). Longos sport activities include also 5x5 football fields and a basketball court.

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. 

External links[edit]

Sources[edit]

  • Christos Koryllos Chorography of Greece, Athens, 1903

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