Pineia

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Pineia
Πηνεία
Location
Pineia is located in Greece
Pineia
Pineia
Coordinates 37°51′N 21°34′E / 37.850°N 21.567°E / 37.850; 21.567Coordinates: 37°51′N 21°34′E / 37.850°N 21.567°E / 37.850; 21.567
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: West Greece
Regional unit: Elis
Municipality: Ilida
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 5,660
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (center): 15 m (49 ft)
Postal code: 270 69
Telephone: 26220
Auto: ΗΑ

Pineia (Greek: Πηνεία) is a former municipality in Elis, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Ilida, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Its seat of administration was in the village Simopoulo. Pineia is named after the river Pineios, which forms its northern border. The area is hilly and sparsely populated. It is about 20 km east of Amaliada, 25 km northeast of Pyrgos and 45 km southwest of Patras.

Subdivisions[edit]

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

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1991 5,221
2001 5,660

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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