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Kontovazaina is located in Greece
Coordinates: 37°48′N 21°54′E / 37.800°N 21.900°E / 37.800; 21.900Coordinates: 37°48′N 21°54′E / 37.800°N 21.900°E / 37.800; 21.900
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Arcadia
Municipality Gortynia
Population (2001)[1]
 • Rural 500
 • Municipal unit 2,048
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration TP

Kontovazaina (Greek: Κοντοβάζαινα) is a village and a former municipality in Arcadia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Gortynia, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] In 2001 its population was 500 for the village and 2,048 for the municipal unit. Achaea borders the municipal unit to the north and Elis to the west. It is situated in mountainous northwestern Arcadia, between the rivers Erymanthos and Ladon. The Ladon reservoir is in easternmost part of the municipal unit, and the mountain Afrodisio (1,447 m elevation)[3] is in the north. The village Kontovazaina is situated in a valley, 3 km north of the Ladon.


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


Year Population village Population municipal unit
1991 622 -
2001 500 2,048

See also[edit]


  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ Orivatein.com

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