Erymanthos (municipality)

Erymanthos (Greek: Ερύμανθος) is a municipality in the Achaea regional unit, West Greece region, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Chalandritsa.[2] The municipality has an area of 582.139 km2.[3] It was named after Mount Erymanthos.

Erymanthos

Ερύμανθος
Erymanthos municipality
Erymanthos municipality
Erymanthos is located in Greece
Erymanthos
Erymanthos
Location within the region
2011 Dimos Erymanthou.png
Coordinates: 38°6′N 21°47′E / 38.100°N 21.783°E / 38.100; 21.783Coordinates: 38°6′N 21°47′E / 38.100°N 21.783°E / 38.100; 21.783
CountryGreece
Administrative regionWest Greece
Regional unitAchaea
Area
 • Municipality582.1 km2 (224.8 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipality
8,877
 • Municipality density15/km2 (39/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
View of Ntaska Reservoir close to Erymantheia and Velimachi villages, Tritaia region, Achaia, Greece.
Asteri Dam or Parapiros Dam in Erymanthos municipality. View of the dam lake. The temporary islet with Saint Theodores' chapel of Mitopolis village sinking. Mt. Erymanthos in the background.

MunicipalityEdit

The municipality Erymanthos was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 4 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

ReferencesEdit

  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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.