Riolos (Greek: Ρίολος), is a village and a community in the municipal unit of Larissos, Achaea, Greece. It is located on the northwestern edge of the Movri hills, 4 km north of Mataragka, 3 km southwest of Krinos, 6 km southeast of Lappas and 32 km southwest of Patras. In 2001 Riolos had a population of 801 for the village and 810 for the community, which includes the small village Mazaiika. The river Larissos flows southwest of the village. During the Greek War of Independence a battle took place in Riolos in which the Greeks, led by Thallis Theodoridis the Elder, were victorious.

Riolos

Ρίολος
Riolos is located in Greece
Riolos
Riolos
Coordinates: 38°01′N 21°28′E / 38.017°N 21.467°E / 38.017; 21.467Coordinates: 38°01′N 21°28′E / 38.017°N 21.467°E / 38.017; 21.467
CountryGreece
Administrative regionWest Greece
Regional unitAchaea
MunicipalityWest Achaea
Municipal unitLarissos
Elevation
100 m (300 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Rural
528
Community
 • Population545 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
270 52
Area code(s)26930

Historic populationEdit

Year Population
1981 757
1991 708
2001 801
2011 545

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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