Achladokampos

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Achladokampos
Αχλαδόκαμπος
Achladokampos is located in Greece
Achladokampos
Achladokampos
Coordinates: 37°31′N 22°35′E / 37.517°N 22.583°E / 37.517; 22.583Coordinates: 37°31′N 22°35′E / 37.517°N 22.583°E / 37.517; 22.583
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Argolis
Municipality Argos-Mykines
 • Municipal unit 105.9 km2 (40.9 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 497
 • Municipal unit density 4.7/km2 (12/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration AP

Achladokampos (Greek: Αχλαδόκαμπος) is a village and a former community in Argolis, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Argos-Mykines, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 105.883 km2.[3] Population 497 (2011). It is located on a mountainside approximately midway between Argos and Tripoli (~30 km from each) at an elevation of approximately 450 meters.

The community has, through a project with the Ministry of Development and EEN Hellas SA (a subsidiary of the French energy holding company EDF Energies Nouvelles), installed 10 Vestas V90-3MW wind turbines on the mountain above the village.

A significant number of emigrants from Achladokampos have settled in the United States since the early 20th century and have formed the Brotherhood of Achladokambiton as a means of keeping in touch.

References[edit]

  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.