Area:
225.73 km┬▓
Population: (2001) 8.683
Communes: 11
Elevation: lowest: sea level
center:5 to 7 m (centre)
highest: around 400 m
Postal code: 270 52
Area/distance code: 11-30-26930-3 (030-26930-3)
Municipal code: 0711
Car designation: AX
Address of administration: Lappa Railway Station.
Metochi, Vardas 270 52

Lappa (Greek, Modern: , Ancient/Katharevousa: -s), rarely Lapa is a community in the western part of Achaea in Greece. The population was 1254 in 2001. Distance from Patras is 37 km SW and 58 km (old 64 km) N of Pyrgos. The nearest communities are Metochi and Kalogria to the north, Araxos also to the north, Bonteika to the east and Riolos to the south. The area code is 26930. It is the seat of the municipality of Larissos (the postal code reads Metochi). The municipal boundary of Larissos and Movri is about 500 m east of town hall. It is part of the community of Metochi. The community has about 200 to 250 dwellings.

The town has a square, a school, and next to is a small town hall of Larissos, and a train station. Forests are founded along with a few roads in the south, one in the north and one in the west. Nearby is a small tiny hydro station SW of Lappa. Northwest and Northeast si covered with miexd farming with access to Araxos Airport (GPA).

In the past it was a property of the Greek kings, but it was then again a property of the state after the Minor Asia catastrophe to provide a place for the refugees..

There is an archaeological site of the ancient town of Dyme founded 1 km south.

The municipality formerly excluded Mataranga and Spata. In the late-20th century, these areas were reverted to Larissos from Vouprasia and the prefecture of Ilia.

Population history:

Year Village population
1991 974
2001 1254

Lappa Larissos Google Earth

Municipalities and communities of the Achaea Prefecture

Aigio | Aigira/Aegira | Akrata | Aroania | Diakopto | Dymi | Erinaios | Farres | Kalavryta | Larissos | Lefkasio | Messatida | Movri | Olenia | Paion | Paralia | Patras | Rio | Sympoliteia | Tritea | Vrachneika

Kalentzi | Leontio

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