Tragano

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Tragano
Τραγανό
Tragano is located in Greece
Tragano
Tragano
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 37°54′N 21°19′E / 37.900°N 21.317°E / 37.900; 21.317Coordinates: 37°54′N 21°19′E / 37.900°N 21.317°E / 37.900; 21.317
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Elis
Municipality Pineios
 • Municipal unit 41.475 km2 (16.014 sq mi)
Elevation 5 m (16 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 3,881
 • Municipal unit density 94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 270 57
Area code(s) 26230
Vehicle registration ΗΑ

Tragano (Greek, Modern: Τραγανό, Ancient/Katharevousa: -on) is a town and a former municipality in Elis, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Pineios, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 41.475 km2.[3] Tragano is situated in a flat, rural area, north of the river Pineios. It is 2 km east of Stafidokampos, 4 km east of Andravida, 3 km north of Agia Mavra, 5 km northwest of Avgeio and 8 km northeast of Gastouni. It is 2 km southeast of the Andravida Air Base.

Subdivisions[edit]

The municipal unit Tragano is subdivided into the following communities:

The community Tragano consists of the town Tragano (population 2,509 in 2011) and the small villages Markopoulo, Olga and Pigadi. Markopoulo is 1 km east of Tragano town centre. Its population was 125 in 2011. Olga is 3 km east of Tragano, and its population was 672 in 2011. Pigadi is 7 km east of Tragano, population 41 in 2011.

Historical population[edit]

Year Community Municipal unit
1981 - 2,502
1991 1,980 2,774
2001 2,688 3,361
2011 3,347 3,881

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 (in Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.