Pineios (municipality)

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Pineios
Πηνειός
Location
Pineios is located in Greece
Pineios
Pineios
Coordinates 37°52′N 21°15′E / 37.867°N 21.250°E / 37.867; 21.250Coordinates: 37°52′N 21°15′E / 37.867°N 21.250°E / 37.867; 21.250
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: West Greece
Regional unit: Elis
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Municipality
 - Population: 21,034
 - Area: 162.9 km2 (63 sq mi)
 - Density: 129 /km2 (334 /sq mi)
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)

Pineios (Greek: Πηνειός) is a municipality in the Elis regional unit, West Greece region, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Gastouni.[2] It was named after the river Pineios.

Municipality[edit]

The municipality Pineios was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (xls 2,7 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece.  (Greek)
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)