Foloi

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Foloi
Φολόη
Location
Foloi is located in Greece
Foloi
Foloi
Coordinates 37°47′N 21°43′E / 37.783°N 21.717°E / 37.783; 21.717Coordinates: 37°47′N 21°43′E / 37.783°N 21.717°E / 37.783; 21.717
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: West Greece
Regional unit: Elis
Municipality: Archaia Olympia
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 4,870
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (center): 640 m (2,100 ft)
Postal code: 270 66
Telephone: 26240
Auto: ΗΑ

Foloi (Greek: Φολόη, Latin: Pholoe) is a village and a former municipality in Elis, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Archaia Olympia, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The seat of the municipality was in the village Lalas, in the southern part of the municipal unit. The village Foloi is situated in the northwestern part. Foloi is situated in a mountainous, sparsely populated area. The Foloi oak forest is located in the municipal unit. Foloi is located about 15 km northeast of Olympia, 30 km east of Pyrgos and 55 km south of Patras. It borders on Arcadia to the east, across the river Erymanthus.

Subdivisions[edit]

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

Historical population[edit]

Year Village Foloi Municipality Foloi
1981 308 -
1991 253 3,826
2001 333 4,870

See also[edit]

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. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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