Olenia (Greek: Ωλενία) is a former municipality in Achaea, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality West Achaea, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 189.534 km2.[3] Population 5,434 (2011). The seat of the municipality was in Lousika. The municipality is named after the ancient Achaean town Olenus.

Olenia

Ωλενία
Olenia is located in Greece
Olenia
Olenia
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 38°6′N 21°35′E / 38.100°N 21.583°E / 38.100; 21.583Coordinates: 38°6′N 21°35′E / 38.100°N 21.583°E / 38.100; 21.583
CountryGreece
Administrative regionWest Greece
Regional unitAchaea
MunicipalityWest Achaea
 • Municipal unit189.5 km2 (73.2 sq mi)
Elevation
163 m (535 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
5,434
 • Municipal unit density29/km2 (74/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registrationΑΧ

SubdivisionsEdit

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

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.