Pineios (municipality)

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Pinios municipality
Pinios municipality
Pineios is located in Greece
Location within the region
2011 Dimos Piniou.png
Coordinates: 37°52′N 21°15′E / 37.867°N 21.250°E / 37.867; 21.250Coordinates: 37°52′N 21°15′E / 37.867°N 21.250°E / 37.867; 21.250
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Elis
 • Municipality 161.5 km2 (62.4 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 21,034
 • Municipality density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Pineios (Greek: Πηνειός) is a municipality in the Elis regional unit, West Greece region, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Gastouni.[2] The municipality has an area of 161.496 km2.[3] It was named after the river Pineios.


The municipality Pineios was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]


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