Makryneia

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Makryneia
Μακρυνεία
Makryneia municipal unit
Makryneia municipal unit
Makryneia is located in Greece
Makryneia
Makryneia
Coordinates: 38°32′N 21°32′E / 38.533°N 21.533°E / 38.533; 21.533Coordinates: 38°32′N 21°32′E / 38.533°N 21.533°E / 38.533; 21.533
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Aetolia-Acarnania
Municipality Agrinio
 • Municipal unit 149.7 km2 (57.8 sq mi)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 5,241
 • Municipal unit density 35/km2 (91/sq mi)
Community
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 300 15

Makryneia (Greek: Μακρυνεία) is a former municipality in Aetolia-Acarnania, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Agrinio, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Population 5,241 (2001). The seat of the municipality was in Gavalou. The municipal unit is located south and southeast of Lake Trichonida, and northwest of the mountain Arakynthos. There are farmlands near the lake shore, and forests on the mountain slopes. Makryneia is southeast of Agrinio, northeast of Missolonghi and northwest of Naupactus.

Subdivisions[edit]

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

  • Agios Andreas (Agios Andreas, Ano Metapa)
  • Akres (Akres, Saranti, Varka)
  • Dafnias (Dafnias, Palaiozefgaro)
  • Gavalou (Gavalou, Kourtelaiika)
  • Kato Makrinou
  • Kapsorachi (Kapsorachi, Palaiochori)
  • Makrinou (Makrinou, Agia Triada, Agioi Apostoloi, Kypseli, Metaxas)
  • Mesarista (Mesarista, Kazanaiika, Paradeisi, Tsiligiannaika)
  • Potamoula Messolongiou
  • Trichonio

Population[edit]

Year Population
1991 5,282
2001 5,241

External links[edit]

References[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)