Ilida (municipality)

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Ilida municipality (Dimos Ilidos)
Ilida municipality (Dimos Ilidos)
Ilida is located in Greece
Coordinates: 37°48′N 21°21′E / 37.800°N 21.350°E / 37.800; 21.350Coordinates: 37°48′N 21°21′E / 37.800°N 21.350°E / 37.800; 21.350
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Elis
 • Municipality 400.5 km2 (154.6 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 32,219
 • Municipality density 80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Ilida (Greek: Ήλιδα) is a municipality in the Elis regional unit, West Greece region, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Amaliada.[2] The municipality has an area of 400.517 km2.[3] It was named after the ancient region and city Elis.


The municipality Ilida was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 2 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.