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Karya (Greek: Καρυά) is a former municipality on the island of Lefkada, Ionian Islands, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Lefkada, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It lies in the central part of Lefkada. It has a land area of 30.867 km²[3] and a population of 871 (2011 census). A large part of the population live in the former municipal seat, the town of Karyá (pop. 589).

Karya

Καρυά
Karya is located in Greece
Karya
Karya
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 38°45′N 20°39′E / 38.750°N 20.650°E / 38.750; 20.650Coordinates: 38°45′N 20°39′E / 38.750°N 20.650°E / 38.750; 20.650
CountryGreece
Administrative regionIonian Islands
Regional unitLefkada
MunicipalityLefkada
Districts3
 • Municipal unit30.867 km2 (11.918 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
871
 • Municipal unit density28/km2 (73/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
310 81
Area code(s)26290
Vehicle registrationEY
Websitewww.karya.gr

The village Karya is located on the slopes of Pyrgos at 500 m above sea level. The highest point in the municipal unit is the mountain Stavrota, elevation 1,158 m. There are four villages in the municipal unit: Karyá, Pigadisánoi (pop. 157), Egklouví (106), and Ammókampos (19).

SubdivisionsEdit

The municipal unit Karya is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):

PopulationEdit

Year Village population Municipality population
1981 1,152 -
1991 957 1,497
2001 989 1,247
2011 589 871

Notable peopleEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)

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