Agios Nektarios, Patras

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Agios Nektarios (Greek: Άγιος Νεκτάριος) is a neighbourhood in the east-southeastern part of the city of Patras, 2.5 km direct and 3 km via road from the downtown core. Agios Nektarios is linked with Akrotiriou Street which is 2 km long and serves and is also the GR-33 (Patras-Tripoli) for the southbound lanes.

The neighbourhood is bordered with Damaskos Street to the north as well as the forest, farmland to the east, a small stream to the south and west and another street to the west.

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Its geography are residential with forests by the stream and the northern portion. Its total area is approximately 2 km², its length is 1 km from north to south, and from east to west.


Farmlands dominated the neighbourhood until the 1960s and the 1970s. Housing boomed in the western and the eastern sections. It was the city's southeasternmost urban limit until that time when it extended southeastward in the 1970s. Farm production at the time consisted of olive, citrus, cattle and rarely other crops. Residential homes were added between the 1960s to the north and the 1970s to the east. The population slightly boomed until the 1990s when the neighbourhood ran out of space. Until 1995, Akrotiriou had traffic volumes high when the GR-33 moved 3 km south by the Glafkos river.