From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Psathopyrgos is located in Greece
Coordinates: 38°20′N 21°52′E / 38.333°N 21.867°E / 38.333; 21.867Coordinates: 38°20′N 21°52′E / 38.333°N 21.867°E / 38.333; 21.867
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Achaea
Municipality Patras
Municipal unit Rio
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 663
 • Population 796 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 265 04
Area code(s) 261
Vehicle registration AX

Psathopyrgos (Greek: Ψαθόπυργος) is a tourist village and community in the municipal unit of Rio in the northern part of Achaea, Greece. Psathopyrgos is located on the Gulf of Corinth, southeast of Cape Drepano, the northernmost point of the Peloponnese peninsula. It is 2 km northeast of Drepano and 9 km northeast of Rio. The Greek National Road 8A (Patras - Aigio - Corinth) and the railway from Patras to Corinth pass south of the village. The community Psathopyrgos consists of the villages Psathopyrgos and Kato Rodini.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population village Population community
1981 479 -
1991 550 669
2001 670 834
2011 663 796

See also[edit]

External links[edit]