Pineios (municipality)

Pineios (Greek: Πηνειός) is a municipality in the Elis regional unit, West Greece region, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Gastouni.[2] The municipality has an area of 161.496 km2.[3] It was named after the river Pineios.

Pineios

Πηνειός
Pinios municipality
Pinios municipality
Pineios is located in Greece
Pineios
Pineios
Location within the region
2011 Dimos Piniou.png
Coordinates: 37°52′N 21°15′E / 37.867°N 21.250°E / 37.867; 21.250Coordinates: 37°52′N 21°15′E / 37.867°N 21.250°E / 37.867; 21.250
CountryGreece
Administrative regionWest Greece
Regional unitElis
Area
 • Municipality161.5 km2 (62.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipality
21,034
 • Municipality density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

MunicipalityEdit

The municipality Pineios was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 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.