Galatas, Aetolia-Acarnania

Summary

Galatas
Γαλατάς
Galatas is located in Greece
Galatas
Galatas
Coordinates: 38°21′9″N 21°33′36″E / 38.35250°N 21.56000°E / 38.35250; 21.56000Coordinates: 38°21′9″N 21°33′36″E / 38.35250°N 21.56000°E / 38.35250; 21.56000
CountryGreece
Administrative regionWestern Greece
Regional unitAetolia-Acarnania
MunicipalityNafpaktia
Municipal unitChalkeia
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Rural
976
Community
 • Population1,070 (2011)
 • Area (km2)27.7
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
300 14
Area code(s)26310
Vehicle registrationME
Websitehttp://www.galatas.gr

Galatas (Greek: Γαλατάς) is a village and a community in western Chalkeia, Nafpaktia, Aetolia-Acarnania, Greece[2] located at 14 m above sea level.[3] According to the 2011 census, the village had 976 inhabitants, and the community, which includes the village Kryoneri, had 1,070 inhabitants.[1]

Geography

Galatas sits at the foot of the mountain Varasova, at the left bank of the river Evinos. It lies 2 km east of Evinochori, 11 km east of Missolonghi, 18 km west of Antirrio and 25 km west of Nafpaktos. The Greek National Road 5 (Patras-Antirrio-Agrinio-Ioannina) and the Motorway 5 pass north of the village.

History

Galatas had its own train station on the currently abandoned railway line from the port of Kryoneri to Agrinio via Missolonghi and Stamna. Between 1912 and 1997, Galatas was an independent community. In 1997, the village became part of the municipality of Chalkeia, which became part of the new municipality of Nafpaktia in 2011.[4]

Historical population

Census Village Community
2001[3] 988 1,098
2011[1] 976 1,070

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ "Galatas". Nafpaktia (in Greek). 2018-07-30.
  3. ^ a b "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2015-09-21.
  4. ^ "ΕΕΤΑΑ local government changes" (in Greek). Retrieved 2018-07-30.

External links

  • History of Galatas, at Galatas' website (in Greek)