Apideonas

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Apideonas
Απιδεώνας
Apideonas is located in Greece
Apideonas
Apideonas
Coordinates: 38°04′N 21°25′E / 38.067°N 21.417°E / 38.067; 21.417Coordinates: 38°04′N 21°25′E / 38.067°N 21.417°E / 38.067; 21.417
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Achaea
Municipality West Achaea
Municipal unit Larissos
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 309
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Apideonas (Greek: Απιδεώνας) is a village in the municipal unit of Larissos, in Achaea, Greece. It is located in the plains near the Ionian Sea, 3 km southeast of Lappas, 7 km northeast of Varda and 33 km southwest of Patras. It had a population of 309 in 2011. The name comes from απιδιά (apidia) meaning "wild pear". The village was founded in 1924, when the government of Greece brought in forty families of refugees from Asia Minor. Before, the area was part of a royal estate.

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Year Population
1981 329
1991 411
2001 635
2011 309

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