Acheloos (municipality)

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Acheloos is located in Greece
Coordinates: 39°13′N 21°25′E / 39.217°N 21.417°E / 39.217; 21.417Coordinates: 39°13′N 21°25′E / 39.217°N 21.417°E / 39.217; 21.417
Country Greece
Administrative region Thessaly
Regional unit Karditsa
Municipality Argithea
 • Municipal unit 87.4 km2 (33.7 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 1,168
 • Municipal unit density 13/km2 (35/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΚΑ

Acheloos (Greek: Αχελώος) is a former municipality in the Karditsa regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Argithea, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 87.430 km2.[3] It is named after the Acheloos River. Population 1,168 (2011). The seat of the municipality was in Vragkiana.


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.