Alpochori, Elis

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Alpochori is located in Greece
Coordinates: 37°44′N 21°22′E / 37.733°N 21.367°E / 37.733; 21.367Coordinates: 37°44′N 21°22′E / 37.733°N 21.367°E / 37.733; 21.367
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Elis
Municipality Pyrgos
Municipal unit Iardanos
 • Population 720 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Alpochori (Greek: Αλποχώρι), is a village and a community in the municipal unit of Iardanos, Elis, Greece. Alpochori is situated on a low hill, 3 km west of Vounargo, 9 km northwest of Pyrgos and 7 km southeast of Amaliada. The Greek National Road 9 (Patras - Pyrgos) passes west of the village.


Year Village population Community population
1981 - 819
1991 240 -
2001 244 890
2011 216 720


The community of Alpochori consists of three villages: Alpochóri (Αλποχώρι, 216 inhabitants in 2011), Kapandríti (Καπανδρίτι, 35 inhabitants in 2011) and Chanákia (Χανάκια, 469 inhabitants in 2011).


In 1978, the football (soccer) club Aetos Alpochori was founded, it presently plays in the second division of the local championship. The team plays in its field that is named Tsaouseio and is named after Dionysios Tsaousis, who donated the field to the community.

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