Pineia

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Pineia
Πηνεία
Pineia is located in Greece
Pineia
Pineia
Coordinates: 37°51′N 21°34′E / 37.850°N 21.567°E / 37.850; 21.567Coordinates: 37°51′N 21°34′E / 37.850°N 21.567°E / 37.850; 21.567
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Elis
Municipality Ilida
 • Municipal unit 148.6 km2 (57.4 sq mi)
Elevation 15 m (49 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 3,699
 • Municipal unit density 25/km2 (64/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 270 69
Area code(s) 26220
Vehicle registration ΗΑ

Pineia (Greek: Πηνεία) is a former municipality in Elis, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Ilida, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 148.572 km2.[3] Its seat of administration was in the village Simopoulo. Pineia is named after the river Pineios, which forms its northern border. The area is hilly and sparsely populated. It is about 20 km east of Amaliada, 25 km northeast of Pyrgos and 45 km southwest of Patras.

Subdivisions[edit]

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

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1991 5,221
2001 5,660
2011 3,699

See also[edit]

References[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. 

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