Melissia, Achaea

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Melissia is located in Greece
Coordinates: 38°11′N 22°04′E / 38.183°N 22.067°E / 38.183; 22.067Coordinates: 38°11′N 22°04′E / 38.183°N 22.067°E / 38.183; 22.067
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Achaea
Municipality Aigialeia
Municipal unit Aigio
Population (2001)[1]
 • Rural 427
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Melissia (Greek: Μελίσσια meaning honeycombs) is a village in Achaea, Greece, part of the municipal unit of Aigio. It is located 8 km south of Aigio, near the right bank of the river Selinountas. Melissia had a 2001 population of 358 for the village and 427 for the community, which includes the villages Lakka and Pyrgaki. Melissia suffered damage from the July 2007 forest fires.


Year Population Municipal district population
1981 492 -
1991 427 -
2001 358 427

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  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003.