Karya (Greek: Καρυά), also Karia is a municipality in the north-central part of the island of Lefkada, Greece. It has a land area of 30.867 km² and a population of 1,427 (2001 census). A large part of the population live in the municipal seat, the town of Karyá (pop. 989). Karya is linked with the main road linking Lefkada and Vassiliki or the southernmost area of the island. The village is located on the slopes of Pyrgos at 500 m above sea level. The highest point in the municipality is the mountain named Stavrota elevating 1,158 m. Karya was linked with pavement in the mid-20th century, hydro and phone lines soon followed as well as more paved roads in the 1980s. There are only four towns or villages in the municipality: Karyá, Pigadisánoi (pop. 233), Egklouví (174), and Ammókampos (31).
|Year||Village Population||Change||Municipal population||Change|| Percent of the|
|1991||957||-195 or -16,93%||-||1,497||-|
|2001||989||32 or3.34 %||1,247||250 or 16.7%||15.47%|