Lasteika (Greek: Λαστέικα, older form: Λασταίικα), older form: Lastaiika is a village located slightly east of Pyrgos in the central part of the prefecture of Ilia. GR-9/E55 (Patras - Pyrgos) is only less than 1 km E of the traffic lights installed in the 2000s and lamp posts installed in the mid-1990s. The northern part were installed in the early-2000s up to near Chanakia. It is located on a road linking Katakolo and Oinoi with the Oinoi to Pyrgos Road which is also connected to Simopoulo. Some buildings and residential houses are aligned with the highway but further south are stores and shops to neart the communal boundary with Pyrgos. It is located about 90 km (old: 94 km) SW of Patras, about 14 km SE of Amaliada, about 20 km SW of Oinoi, 6 km NW of Pyrgos, about 70 km N of Kyparissia, 4 km NW of the by-pass of Pyrgos and about 24 km (old: 25 km) WNW of Olympia.


Itia (pop: 176 2001)

Nearest places

  • Vounargo, N
  • Agios Georgios, E
  • Prasino, N
  • Pyrgos, S
  • Skafidi, W
  • Chanakia, N




  • Longitude: 21.407 (21°24'25') E
  • Latitude: 37.691 (37°41'32') N


  • Longitude: 21.495 (21°29'45') E
  • Latitude: 37.658 (37°39'30') N

Postal code: 271 00

Elevation: about 5 m

Dialing code: +11+30-26210 (030-26210)-34

Historical population

Year Communal population Change (town)

Year Communal population
1981 564
1991 493
2001 612 (community), 436 (town)

Lasteika has a school, a church, and a square (plateia). The residential is only about 500 km from the Patras to Pyrgos Highway (GR-9). The municipal boundary with Iardanos is only about 500 m north of the centre.

The land in the south and west are used for farming and are mainly of pastures and fruits and vegetables. Olive groves are to the east and is mixed with some forest.

The seismic fractures are situades slightly south of the village.

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