Longos, Achaea

Longos (Greek: Λόγγος) is a village in the municipal unit of Sympoliteia in the northeastern part of Achaea in the Peloponnese, Greece. The villages Longos and Selianitika (adjacent to the southeast) share a beautiful beach on the Gulf of Corinth which is approximately 1.5 km long. Both villages are among the most popular summer destinations of Achaea. Longos is 2 km east of Kamares, 4 km northwest of Rododafni and 7 km northwest of Aigio. The Greek National Road 8A (Athens - Corinth - Patras) runs southwest of the village.

Longos

Λόγγος
Panoramic view of Selianitika and Longos
Panoramic view of Selianitika and Longos
Longos is located in Greece
Longos
Longos
Coordinates: 38°17′38″N 22°1′17″E / 38.29389°N 22.02139°E / 38.29389; 22.02139Coordinates: 38°17′38″N 22°1′17″E / 38.29389°N 22.02139°E / 38.29389; 22.02139
CountryGreece
Administrative regionWestern Greece
Regional unitAchaea
MunicipalityAigialeia
Municipal unitSympoliteia
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Community
 • Population659 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
25 100
Area code(s)26910
Vehicle registrationAX , AZ

Historical populationEdit

Year Population
1981 811
1991 729
2001 623
2011 659

SportsEdit

The "Longos Football Field" is located in the southwestern side of Longos village near Foinikas River. Longos historical football team, "Aris Longou", used to be the pride of the natives due to the participation in the First Local Division. Aris Longou produced skilled football players such as Giannis Baltimas - former Panachaiki goalkeeper who participated in the Greek Super League. Longos sport activities include also 5x5 football fields and a basketball court.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.

External linksEdit

SourcesEdit

  • Christos Koryllos Chorography of Greece, Athens, 1903

See alsoEdit