West Achaea

West Achaea (Greek: Δυτική ΑχαΐαDytiki Achaia) is a municipality in the Achaea regional unit, West Greece region, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Kato Achaia.[2] The municipality has an area of 573.30 km2.[3]

West Achaea

Δυτική Αχαΐα
Dytiki Achaia municipality
Dytiki Achaia municipality
West Achaea is located in Greece
West Achaea
West Achaea
Location within the region
2011 Dimos Dytikis Achaias.png
Coordinates: 38°8′N 21°33′E / 38.133°N 21.550°E / 38.133; 21.550Coordinates: 38°8′N 21°33′E / 38.133°N 21.550°E / 38.133; 21.550
CountryGreece
Administrative regionWest Greece
Regional unitAchaea
Area
 • Municipality573.3 km2 (221.4 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipality
25,916
 • Municipality density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

MunicipalityEdit

The municipality West Achaea was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 4 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.