Gulf of Corinth
around 1,780 m Chelmos/Aroania
|Number of communities:||7|
|Postal code:||250 06|
|Area/distance code:||11-30-26950 (030-26950)-2 & 3
|3-letter abbreviation:||AKR Akrata|
Aggelis Deloukas, elected 1879
Nikolaos Papathanasopoulous, elected1986
Konstantinos Spiliotopoulos, 1998 to 2002
Panagiotis Melas, since 2002
Much of the area are grassy and forests are founded to the north. Farmlands dominate the northeast near the Krathio area where the buildings are to the northeast near the boundary with Aigeira. The municipality is also famous for its beaches lying near the Gulf of Corinth.
The mountains lie to the south and are mainly grassy and bushy. The forests are within the Gulf of Corinth to the north.
Lake Tsivlou between Akrata and Zarouchla. In Peristera was the place of action the classic Greek movie Golfo
In Akrata there is the church of Agia Triada.
Akrata has three schools, a lyceum, a gymnasium, churches, banks, a police station, a post office, a health centre and a square (plateia).
Division of the municipality
2004 Olympic Flame passing fro, Akrata to Derveni
Train approaching Akrata station
Agia Varvara is a mountain village (1100 m) on a side of Mount Chelmos. It is 30 km from Kalavryta. The ski center of Kalavryta is 20 km from the village, the lake Tsivlou 7 km. It was before 1912 part of the municipality of Nonakrida, then a community.
Paralia Platanou is a sea-side village.
|Northwest: Diakopto||North: Gulf of Corinth|
||Akrata||East: Aigeira and or the Argosaronic Gulf|
|Southwest: Lefkasio||South: Ermioni Harbour|
Communities of Akrata
Akrata | Ampelos | Kalamia | Krathio | Nonakrida | Paralia Platanou | Sylivena | Valimi | Voutsimos
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