Erymanthos (river)

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Erymanthos (Ερύμανθος)
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Country Greece
Basin features
Main source Peloponnese
River mouth Alfeios
37°35′10″N 21°47′42″E / 37.58611°N 21.79500°E / 37.58611; 21.79500Coordinates: 37°35′10″N 21°47′42″E / 37.58611°N 21.79500°E / 37.58611; 21.79500
Physical characteristics
Length about 50 km (31 mi)
Erymanthos River and the old arched stone bridge in Tripotama village, Achaia-Ilia borders.

Erymanthos (Greek: Ερύμανθος, Latin: Erymanthus) is a river in the western part of the Peloponnese in Greece. Its source is on the southern slope of the Mount Erymanthos, near the village Agrampela, Achaea. It flows towards the south through a rocky landscape and receives several small tributaries. The river flows into an area rich in pine trees and passes several small mountain villages including Tripotama. Beyond Tripotama it forms the border between Elis and Arcadia. It flows east of the Foloi oak forest. The river empties into the Alfeios 5 km west of the Ladon (river) confluence, near the village Tripotamia.

Places along the river[edit]