Melissia, Achaea

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Melissia
Μελίσσια
Melissia is located in Greece
Melissia
Melissia
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
Community[1]
 • Population 343 (2011)
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 2011 population of 317 for the village and 343 for the community, which includes the villages Lakka and Pyrgaki. Melissia suffered damage from the July 2007 forest fires.

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Year Population Community population
1981 492 -
1991 427 -
2001 358 427
2011 317 343

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