Karya, Lefkada

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Karya is located in Greece
Coordinates: 38°45′N 20°39′E / 38.750°N 20.650°E / 38.750; 20.650Coordinates: 38°45′N 20°39′E / 38.750°N 20.650°E / 38.750; 20.650
Country Greece
Administrative region Ionian Islands
Regional unit Lefkada
Municipality Lefkada
Districts 3
 • Municipal unit 30.867 km2 (11.918 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 871
 • Municipal unit density 28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 310 81
Area code(s) 26290
Vehicle registration EY
Website www.karya.gr

Karya (Greek: Καρυά) is a former municipality on the island of Lefkada, Ionian Islands, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Lefkada, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It lies in the central part of Lefkada. It has a land area of 30.867 km²[3] and a population of 871 (2011 census). A large part of the population live in the former municipal seat, the town of Karyá (pop. 589).

The village Karya is located on the slopes of Pyrgos at 500 m above sea level. The highest point in the municipal unit is the mountain Stavrota, elevation 1,158 m. There are four villages in the municipal unit: Karyá, Pigadisánoi (pop. 157), Egklouví (106), and Ammókampos (19).


The municipal unit Karya is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):


Year Village population Municipality population
1981 1,152 -
1991 957 1,497
2001 989 1,247
2011 589 871

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  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. 

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