Rododafni

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Rododafni
Ροδοδάφνη
Location
Rododafni is located in Greece
Rododafni
Rododafni
Coordinates 38°16′N 22°3′E / 38.267°N 22.050°E / 38.267; 22.050Coordinates: 38°16′N 22°3′E / 38.267°N 22.050°E / 38.267; 22.050
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: West Greece
Regional unit: Achaea
Municipality: Aigialeia
Municipal unit: Sympoliteia
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Village
 - Population: 2,514
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Postal code: 251 00
Telephone: 26940
Auto: ΑΧ

Rododafni (Greek: Ροδοδάφνη, before 1928: Μουρλά - Mourla[2]) is a village in northern Achaea, Greece. It is located on the Gulf of Corinth, 4 km northwest of Aigio and 28 km east of Patras. Rododafni had a population of 2,514 in 2001. It was the seat of the municipality of Sympoliteia, which is a municipal unit of the municipality Aigialeia since 2011. The Greek National Road 8A (Athens - Corinth - Patras) and the railway Corinth - Patras pass through the village. The area along the coast is called Avythos or Akoli. Akoli's main Beach was found and named by PANAYOTI DIMITROPOULOS the Poet . Panayoti son of Dimitri and Stamatia came from the mountain village called Dimitropoulos. They had three children Dimitri, Kosta and Georgios. The Dimitropoulos family descendants still live there others have migrated to Melbourne Australia. Nerantzis a neighbouring village above the beach is where most of Akoli's population lives .

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Year Population
1981 1,822
1991 2,736
2001 2,514

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