Synonyms for akrata or Related words with akrata

gastouni              kalyvia              kryoneri              amfilochia              argalasti              vasilika              theodoroi              levidi              artemida              molos              neapoli              kirykos              kampos              evdilos              vartholomio              kastraki              kyparissia              figaleia              vytina              lampeia              astakos              alexandreia              aigio              thermi              agioi              oichalia              almyros              neochori              diakopto              plomari              lechaina              andritsaina              kyllini              arachova              dimitsana              sofades              magoula              polygyros              vourla              agrinio              aigeira              thorikou              oreini              zevgolateio              oropou              ermoupoli              kavasila              livadi              milies              xylokastro             



Examples of "akrata"
Most of the municipal unit is mountainous, with only some flat areas near the Gulf of Corinth coast. Akrata is known for its beaches. The river Krathis flows from the Aroania mountain to sea through Akrata. Lake Tsivlos, formed by a landslide in 1912, is by the road linking Akrata and Zarouchla, 11 km southwest of Akrata.
The ruins of the ancient city of Aegae and its ancient theatre are found near Akrata. The municipality Akrata was founded in 1879 but was dissolved in 1914. The municipality was refounded in 1986 along with Sylivainiotika, Porovitsa and Krathio. In 1998 under the Capodistrian Plan, the municipality was enlarged to include every village and town in the municipality. Angelos Deloukas was the first mayor of the municipality. The countryside near Akrata was damaged by the 2007 Greek forest fires.
The municipal unit Akrata is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):
Sylivainiotika () is a village in Achaea, Greece, near the town of Akrata.
Peristera (Greek: Περιστέρα for "pigeons") is a small mountain village and a community, part of the municipal unit of Akrata, Achaea, Greece. It is located at the foot of the mountain Chelmos or Aroania, at an altitude of about 1,200 m. Peristera is connected by road north to Akrata. Mesorrougi is 1 km to the south, and Akrata is 16 km to the northeast. The community includes the villages Agridi and Chalkianika.
The river's course is from the south to the north. It begins in the northern part of the Chelmos mountains and flows through a deep valley. It passes the village Tsivlos and the town Akrata. The river empties into the Gulf of Corinth near Akrata.
Krathis () is a river in the eastern part of Achaea, southern Greece. The river flows through the municipal unit of Akrata.
Tsivlos () is a small mountain village in the municipality of Akrata, Achaea, Greece. It is part of the community Platanos. In 2011, it had a population of 9. It is built on the slopes of Mount Chelmos (Aroania), above the river Krathis, at about 750 m elevation. Lake Tsivlos, north of the village, was formed by a landslide in 1912. Tsivlos is located 12 km southwest of Akrata, 12 km northeast of Kalavryta and 11 km south of Platanos.
Mesorrougi (Greek: Μεσορρούγι) is a small village and a community in the municipal unit of Akrata, Achaea, Greece. It is built on the forested slopes of Mount Chelmos (Aroania). The community consists of the villages Mesorrougi, Ano Mesorrougi and Solos. It is 1 km south of Peristera, 12 km east of Kalavryta and 17 km southwest of Akrata. Until 1912, Mesorrougi constituted a part of the municipality of Nonakrida.
Agia Varvara () is a small village in the municipal unit of Akrata, Achaea, Greece. In 2011 its population was 44 for the village and 66 for the community, including the village Vounaki. It is built on the forested slopes of Mount Chelmos (Aroania). It is 3 km east of Mesorrougi, 15 km east of Kalavryta and 17 km south of Akrata. Between 1835 and 1912, Agia Varvara constituted a part of the municipality of Nonakrida.
Between 1835 and 1912, there was a municipality named "Nonakrida" () named after the ancient city. It consisted of the villages Peristera, Mikros Pontias, Mesorrougi, Agia Varvara and Zarouchla, situated in the modern municipal units of Kalavryta and Akrata.
, there are 4 toll stations in the GR-8A/A8: at Eleusis, the Isthmus, Zevgolateio and Rio. The section between Eleusis and Corinth has 3 lanes per direction. There are service areas in Nea Peramos, Megara, Isthmus, Kiato, Akrata and Aigio.
In July 1822, at Akrata, a force of Greek fighters under Londos, Zaimis and surrounded and attacked a group of 4000 Turks marching to Patras after their defeat by Nikitaras at Dervenakia. Only a few Turks were lucky to escape when Yusuf Pasha sent ships to take them to Patras.
The first inhabitants of the area were families that came from Zarouchla near Akrata, hence the name. It became an independent community in 1912. It was renamed to Glafkos (after the river Glafkos) in 1928. In 1961 it became part of the city of Patras.
, there are 4 toll stations in the GR-8A/A8: at Eleusis, the Isthmus, Zevgolateio and Rio. The section between Eleusis and Corinth has 3 lanes per direction. There are service areas in Nea Peramos, Megara, Isthmus, Kiato, Akrata and Aigio.
Styx (Greek: Στύξ) is a weekly newspaper that features local and general information. It is based in Akrata in the eastern part of Achaea, Greece. It was first published in 2004. It is the Independent Cultural and Political Newspaper of the Northern Peloponnese. Its editor-in-chief is Vasileios Antoniou.
Trapeza () is a village and a community in the municipal unit of Diakopto, Achaea, Greece. It is located 4 km southeast of Diakopto and 8 km west of Akrata. In 2001 Trapeza had a population of 274 for the village and 314 for the community, which includes the village Paralia Trapezis. Between 1892 and 1940, its name was "Nea Voura" (Νέα Βούρα).
Tsivlos was mentioned as the settlement of "Civlò" in the census of the Venetian Francesco Grimani in 1700; it had 33 families and 148 inhbitants. Until 1912, Tsivlos was a part of the municipality of Nonakrida. The village was part of the municipality of Akrata since 1998. In 2011 it became part of the new municipality Aigialeia.
Akrata, () is a town and a former municipality in Achaea, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Aigialeia, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 180.169 km. Akrata is located on the right bank of the river Krathis, 3 km from its outflow into the Gulf of Corinth. The Greek National Road 8A/E65 (Patras - Corinth) and the railway from Patras to Corinth pass through the municipal unit, northeast of the town. The nearest town is Aigeira, 4 km to the east. It is 23 km southeast of Aigio, 52 km east of Patras and 23 km northeast of Kalavryta.
Platanos () is a village and a community in the municipal unit of Akrata, Achaea, Greece. In 2011 Platanos had a population of 231 for the village, and 259 for the community, which includes the mountain villages Ano Potamia, Korinthiako Balkoni and Tsivlos. The village Platanos consists of two parts: the seaside settlement Paralia Platanou (or Paralia Platanos) on the Gulf of Corinth and Platanos proper at about 250 m elevation on a mountain slope directly above Paralia Platanou. The villages Ano Potamia and Tsivlos are about 10 km south of Platanos. Platanos is 5 km west of Akrata and 18 km southeast of Aigio. The Greek National Road 8A (Athens - Corinth - Patras) and the railway Corinth - Patras pass north of Platanos.