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Foloi is located in Greece
Coordinates: 37°47′N 21°43′E / 37.783°N 21.717°E / 37.783; 21.717Coordinates: 37°47′N 21°43′E / 37.783°N 21.717°E / 37.783; 21.717
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Elis
Municipality Archaia Olympia
 • Municipal unit 174.2 km2 (67.3 sq mi)
Elevation 640 m (2,100 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 2,969
 • Municipal unit density 17/km2 (44/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 270 66
Area code(s) 26240
Vehicle registration ΗΑ

Foloi (Greek: Φολόη, Latin: Pholoe) is a village and a former municipality in Elis, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Archaia Olympia, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 174.202 km2.[3] The seat of the municipality was in the village Lalas, in the southern part of the municipal unit. The village Foloi is situated in the northwestern part. Foloi is situated in a mountainous, sparsely populated area. The Foloi oak forest is located in the municipal unit. Foloi is located about 15 km northeast of Olympia, 30 km east of Pyrgos and 55 km south of Patras. It borders on Arcadia to the east, across the river Erymanthus.


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

Historical population[edit]

Year Village Foloi Municipality Foloi
1981 308 -
1991 253 3,826
2001 333 4,870
2011 208 2,969

See also[edit]


  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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21. 

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