Parapeiros

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Parapeiros
Parapeiros river.jpg
Native nameΠαραπείρος
Location
CountryGreece
RegionAchaea
Physical characteristics
Source 
 ⁃ locationMount Erymanthos
Mouth 
 ⁃ location
Peiros
 ⁃ coordinates
38°7′34″N 21°38′30″E / 38.12611°N 21.64167°E / 38.12611; 21.64167Coordinates: 38°7′34″N 21°38′30″E / 38.12611°N 21.64167°E / 38.12611; 21.64167
Length28.5 km (17.7 mi)
Basin features
ProgressionPeirosIonian Sea

Parapeiros (Greek: Παραπείρος, also Τυθεύς - Tythefs, Ancient Greek: Τευθέας - Teutheas[1]) is a river in the western part of Achaea, Greece. It is 28.5 km (17.7 mi) long.[2] The Parapeiros begins in the western part of the Erymanthos mountains close to Alepochori. It passes through the municipal units of Tritaia and Farres. It empties into the river Peiros near the village Agios Stefanos.

References[edit]

  1. ^  Smith, William, ed. (1854). "Achaia". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. 1. London: John Murray. p. 14.
  2. ^ Preliminary Flood Risk Assessment, Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change, p. 42