Machos (Greek: Μάχος, pronunciation: ma-hos), also Mahos is a municipal department of the Vartholomio municipality in western Ilia in Greece. The population was 470 in the year 2001. The neighboring communities are Neochori (Kastro-Kyllinis), Greece to the northeast which is access by a road for 1 km with sharp turns, Dimitra to its east, Vartholomio to the south, and olive groves (further west, Kastro) to the west.


  • Latitude: 37.883 (37°52'53') N
  • Longitude: 21.193 (21°11'33') N

Postal code: 270 50

Elevation: about 20 m

Dialing code: +11+30-26230-2 (030-26230-2)

Between 1981 and 1991, Machos experienced a gigantic growth and was the fastest growing villages in percentage, but declined nearly one-third in the 2001 census.

Year Communal population
1981 359
1991 684
2001 470

The village has a school, a church, a plateia (square) and some restaurants. The village after the early-1990s is almost fully accessed by paved roads. The village never has a railway station because the train tracks used to run 1 km east. Much of the small community is covered with olive groves and some trees while the east has some mixed farming.


See also

Communities of Ilia

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