Ovrya

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Ovrya
Οβρυά
City Hall
City Hall
Ovrya is located in Greece
Ovrya
Ovrya
Coordinates: 38°11.5′N 21°44′E / 38.1917°N 21.733°E / 38.1917; 21.733Coordinates: 38°11.5′N 21°44′E / 38.1917°N 21.733°E / 38.1917; 21.733
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Achaea
Municipality Patras
Municipal unit Messatida
Elevation 70 m (230 ft)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Total 5,241
Community
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 265 00
Area code(s) 2610
Vehicle registration AX

Ovrya (Greek: Οβρυά) is a town in Achaea, Greece. It is a suburb of Patras, located 6 km south of Patras city centre. It was the seat of the former municipality of Messatida. The Greek National Roads 9 (Patras - Pyrgos) and 33 (Patras - Tripoli) pass through the town. Ovrya is in the transition zone from the densely populated coastal area to the hills in the southeast, including Omplos. Agriculture (olive groves, pastures) is still the dominant land use in the areas south and east of Ovrya. Neighboring communities are Demenika to the north, Mintilogli to the west, Krini to the east, and Kallithea to the south.

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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. 

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