Elaionas, Achaea

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Elaionas
Ελαιώνας
Elaionas, Achaea, Greece.jpg
Elaionas is located in Greece
Elaionas
Elaionas
Coordinates: 38°12′N 22°10′E / 38.200°N 22.167°E / 38.200; 22.167Coordinates: 38°12′N 22°10′E / 38.200°N 22.167°E / 38.200; 22.167
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Achaea
Municipality Aigialeia
Municipal unit Diakopto
Population (2001)[1]
 • Rural 767
Community
 • Population 812
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Elaionas (Greek: Ελαιώνας meaning 'the place where olives grow', before 1949: Τρυπιά - Trypia[2]) is a village and a community in the municipal unit of Diakopto, in the northern part of the Peloponnese peninsula, Greece. It is on the Gulf of Corinth, 3 km west of Diakopto and 9 km southeast of Aigio. The Greek National Road 8A (Patras - Corinth - Athens) passes south of the village. The community consists of the villages Elaionas, Metochi and Terpsithea. In 2001 Elaionas had a population of 767 (812 for the community).

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Year Village population Community population
1981 655 -
1991 784 856
2001 767 812

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