Kyllini, Elis

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Kyllini is located in Greece
Coordinates: 37°56.1′N 21°8.7′E / 37.9350°N 21.1450°E / 37.9350; 21.1450Coordinates: 37°56.1′N 21°8.7′E / 37.9350°N 21.1450°E / 37.9350; 21.1450
Administrative regionWest Greece
Regional unitElis
Municipal unitKastro-Kyllini
 • Population631 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

Kyllini (Greek: Κυλλήνη) is a port town and a community in the municipal unit of Kastro-Kyllini, Elis, Greece. It is situated on the Ionian Sea coast, 11 km west of Andravida, 28 km northeast of Zakynthos and 39 km northwest of Pyrgos. From the port of Kyllini there are several ferry connections to the Ionian islands Zakynthos and Cephalonia. It was the terminus of the now dismantled Kavasila–Kyllini railway.

The ruins of the medieval town Glarentza are situated in Kyllini. The town was named after Cyllene (Ancient Greek: Κυλλήνη), a port town of ancient Elis.[2]


Year Population
1991 952
2001 1079
2011 631

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  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Public Domain Smith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Cyllene". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.

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