Paion

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Paion
Παΐων
Location
Paion is located in Greece
Paion
Coordinates 37°48′N 22°1′E / 37.800°N 22.017°E / 37.800; 22.017Coordinates: 37°48′N 22°1′E / 37.800°N 22.017°E / 37.800; 22.017
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (min-max): 600 - 1,808 m (1969 - 5932 ft)
Government
Country: Greece
Periphery: West Greece
Municipality: Kalavryta
Districts: 7
Population statistics (as of 2001[1])
Codes
Postal: 260 05
Auto: AX
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Paion is a former municipality in Achaea, West Greece, Greece. In 2001 there were 2,579 people. The municipality was formed after the Greek War of Independence and was ended in 1912. It was recreated in 1998 under the Capodistrian Plan. Since 2011 it has been part of the municipality Kalavryta.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "(875 KB) 2001 Census" (PDF). National Statistical Service of Greece (ΕΣΥΕ) (in Greek). www.statistics.gr. Retrieved 2007-10-30.
  2. Kallikratis law Archived 2018-06-12 at the Wayback Machine Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)