Erymanthos (municipality)

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Erymanthos municipality
Erymanthos municipality
Erymanthos is located in Greece
Coordinates: 38°6′N 21°47′E / 38.100°N 21.783°E / 38.100; 21.783Coordinates: 38°6′N 21°47′E / 38.100°N 21.783°E / 38.100; 21.783
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Achaea
 • Municipality 582.1 km2 (224.8 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 8,877
 • Municipality density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Erymanthos (Greek: Ερύμανθος) is a municipality in the Achaea regional unit, West Greece region, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Chalandritsa.[2] The municipality has an area of 582.139 km2.[3] It was named after Mount Erymanthos.


The municipality Erymanthos was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 4 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ a b 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.