Velo (Greek: Βέλο) is a town and a former municipality in Corinthia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Velo-Vocha, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 76.952 km2. It is situated on the Gulf of Corinth coast, about 15 km west from Corinth, and 5 km southeast of Kiato. Greek National Road 8, the old Corinth-Patras highway, passes through the town.
|• Municipal unit||77.0 km2 (29.7 sq mi)|
|Elevation||20 m (70 ft)|
|• Municipal unit||8,061|
|• Municipal unit density||100/km2 (270/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
The community has an elementary school, a secondary school, a semi-professional soccer team named Ellas Velou and a square called 'Liberty square'.
The municipal unit Velo is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):
|Year||Town population||Municipality population|
- Stathis Psaltis, actor
- Alexis Kougias, lawyer
- Tryfon Papoutsis, actor
- "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
- Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
- "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.