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For the municipal unit in Achaea, see Olenia. For the island off the Russian north coast, see Oleniy Island.
Oleni is located in Greece
Coordinates: 37°44′N 21°33′E / 37.733°N 21.550°E / 37.733; 21.550Coordinates: 37°44′N 21°33′E / 37.733°N 21.550°E / 37.733; 21.550
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Elis
Municipality Pyrgos
Elevation 240 m (790 ft)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 9,026
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 270 64
Area code(s) 26210
Vehicle registration ΗΑ
Website www.oleni.gov.gr

Oleni (Greek: Ωλένη) is a village and a former municipality in Elis, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Pyrgos, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The seat of the municipality was in Karatoula. The municipal unit was named after the ruined medieval town Olena. It consists of a wide valley around Karatoula and Magoula, and the hills west and east of the valley. It is located about 10 km northeast of Pyrgos, 13 km northwest of Olympia and 20 km southeast of Amaliada. The largest community is Goumero. The ancient town Amphidolis was located near present Karatoula.[citation needed]


The municipal unit Oleni is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1991 7,560
2001 9,026


  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)

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