Metochi, Larissos

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Metochi is located in Greece
Coordinates: 38°07′N 21°24′E / 38.117°N 21.400°E / 38.117; 21.400Coordinates: 38°07′N 21°24′E / 38.117°N 21.400°E / 38.117; 21.400
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Achaea
Municipality West Achaea
Municipal unit Larissos
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 349
 • Population 1,483 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 270 52
Area code(s) 26930

Metochi (Greek: Μετόχι) is a village and a community in the municipal unit of Larissos, western Achaea, Greece. The community consists of the villages Metochi, Vouprasio, Neo Vouprasio and Lappas. Lappas was the seat of the former municipality of Larissos. Metochi is located in the plains near the Ionian Sea coast, 5 km south of Araxos, 3 km southwest of Araxos Airport, 14 km west of Kato Achaia and 32 km west of Patras. The Prokopos lagoon, which is fed by the river Larissos, is 1 km north of Metochi. Lappas is on the Greek National Road 9 (Patras - Pyrgos) and on the railway from Patras to Pyrgos.

Historical population[edit]

Year Village population Community population
1981 - 1,723
1991 571 -
2001 644 2,110
2011 349 1,483

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