Arachthos

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Arachthos

Άραχθος
Arachthos is located in Greece
Arachthos
Arachthos
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 39°06′N 21°00′E / 39.100°N 21.000°E / 39.100; 21.000Coordinates: 39°06′N 21°00′E / 39.100°N 21.000°E / 39.100; 21.000
CountryGreece
Administrative regionEpirus
Regional unitArta
MunicipalityNikolaos Skoufas
 • Municipal unit73.4 km2 (28.3 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
4,661
 • Municipal unit density64/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registrationΑΤ

Arachthos (Greek: Άραχθος) is a former municipality in the Arta regional unit, Epirus, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Nikolaos Skoufas, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 73.431 km2.[3] It is situated along the lower course of the river Arachthos, south of Arta. Population 4,661 (2011). The seat of the municipality was in Neochori.

Near Arachthos, there is the static inverter plant of HVDC Italy-Greece.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.