Selinountas (river)

The Selinountas (Greek: Σελινούντας, Ancient Greek: Σελινοῦς, romanizedSelinous, Latin: Selinus[1]) is a river in Achaea, Greece. It is 47.8 km (29.7 mi) long.[2] Its source is on Mount Erymanthos, near the village Kato Vlasia in southern Achaea. It flows in generally northeastern direction, through the municipalities Kalavryta and Aigialeia. It flows into the Gulf of Corinth in the village Valimitika, near the town Aigio.

Native nameΣελινούντας
Physical characteristics
 • locationAchaea
 • location
Gulf of Corinth near Aigio
 • coordinates
38°13′40″N 22°8′57″E / 38.22778°N 22.14917°E / 38.22778; 22.14917Coordinates: 38°13′40″N 22°8′57″E / 38.22778°N 22.14917°E / 38.22778; 22.14917
Length47.8 km (29.7 mi)


  1. ^   Smith, William, ed. (1854). "Achaia". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. 1. London: John Murray. p. 13.
  2. ^ "Preliminary Flood Risk Assessment" (in Greek). Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change. p. 42. Archived from the original on 15 February 2020.

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