Riolos

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Riolos
Ρίολος
Riolos is located in Greece
Riolos
Riolos
Coordinates: 38°01′N 21°28′E / 38.017°N 21.467°E / 38.017; 21.467Coordinates: 38°01′N 21°28′E / 38.017°N 21.467°E / 38.017; 21.467
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Achaea
Municipality West Achaea
Municipal unit Larissos
Elevation 100 m (300 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 528
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 270 52
Area code(s) 26930

Riolos (Greek: Ρίολος), is a village and a community in the municipal unit of Larissos, Achaea, Greece. It is located on the northwestern edge of the Movri hills, 4 km north of Mataragka, 3 km southwest of Krinos, 6 km southeast of Lappas and 32 km southwest of Patras. In 2001 Riolos had a population of 801 for the village and 810 for the community, which includes the small village Mazaiika. The river Larissos flows southwest of the village. During the Greek War of Independence a battle took place in Riolos in which the Greeks, led by Thallis Theodoridis the Elder, were victorious.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1981 757
1991 708
2001 801
2011 545

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