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The three arches stone bridge of Paos River near Dafni
The three arches stone bridge of Paos River near Dafni
Paion is located in Greece
Coordinates: 37°48′N 22°1′E / 37.800°N 22.017°E / 37.800; 22.017Coordinates: 37°48′N 22°1′E / 37.800°N 22.017°E / 37.800; 22.017
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Achaea
Municipality Kalavryta
Districts 7
 • Municipal unit 99.325 km2 (38.350 sq mi)
Highest elevation 1,808 m (5,932 ft)
Lowest elevation 600 m (2,000 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 1,055
 • Municipal unit density 11/km2 (28/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 260 05
Vehicle registration AX

Paion (Greek: Παΐων) is a former municipality in Achaea, West Greece, Greece. Its population in 2011 was 1,055. The seat of the municipality was in Dafni. The municipality was created after the Greek War of Independence and was dissolved in 1912. It was recreated in 1998 under the Capodistrian Plan. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Kalavryta, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 99.325 km2.[3]


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


Year Population
1991 2,623
2001 2,579
2011 1,055


  • Papadimitrakopoulos (1907–1912) [4]


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. 
  4. ^ Empros, 7-5-1907

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