Kyllini, Elis

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Kyllini
Κυλλήνη
Location
Kyllini is located in Greece
Kyllini
Kyllini
Coordinates 37°56.1′N 21°8.7′E / 37.9350°N 21.1450°E / 37.9350; 21.1450Coordinates: 37°56.1′N 21°8.7′E / 37.9350°N 21.1450°E / 37.9350; 21.1450
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: West Greece
Regional unit: Elis
Municipality: Andravida-Kyllini
Municipal unit: Kastro-Kyllini
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Community
 - Population: 631
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)

Kyllini (Greek: Κυλλήνη) is a port town and a community in the municipal unit of Kastro-Kyllini, Elis, Greece. It is situated on the Ionian Sea coast, 11 km west of Andravida, 28 km northeast of Zakynthos and 39 km northwest of Pyrgos. From the port of Kyllini there are several ferry connections to the Ionian islands Zakynthos and Cephalonia. It was the terminus of the now dismantled Kavasila–Kyllini railway.

The ruins of the medieval town Glarentza are situated in Kyllini. The town was named after Cyllene (Ancient Greek: Κυλλήνη), a port town of ancient Elis.[2]

Population[edit]

Year Population
1991 952
2001 1079
2011 631

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (xls 2,7 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece.  (Greek)
  2. ^  Smith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Cyllene". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.