Temeni

Temeni

Temeni, in the Bible, son of Ashur and Naarah.
Temeni
Τέμενη
Statistics
Prefecture: Achaia
Province: Aigeira
Municipality: Aigio
Municipal district: Temeni (seat)
Location:
Latitude:
Longitude:

37.2355 (37° 14' 9") N
22.1185 (22° 7' 10") E
Population: (2001)

Percent of the municipality (village)

1,137
8.07%
Altitude:
 -lowest:
 -centre:

Gulf of Corinth
20 m
about 800 m (south)
Postal code: GR-251 00
Area/distance code: 11-(00)30-26940
Car designation: AX

Temeni (Greek: Τέμενη), is a Greek village in the Achaia prefecture. Eliki located about 10 km east of Aigio, about 40 km east of Patras, west of Diakopto and northwest of Kalavryta. Temeni is also in the municipality of Aigio and had a population of 1,137 in 2001. Temeni is linked with the road linking with the GR-8 (Athens - Corinth - Patras).

Temeni is very famous for its spring water Avra being manufactured from its sources at the mountains near Temeni.

Nearest places

Population

Year Population Change Percent of the
municipality
1981 1,113 - -
1991 1,171 +58 or +% -
2001 1,137 -34 or -2.% 8.07%

Geography

Temeni is situated in a small plain. The river is around the area as well as its forests, farmlands and groves covers the area and features fruits, vegetable, olive, cattle and other crops. Agriculture is the main production while a part of the population worked in other businesses. The mountains dominate the southern portion. The new GR-8A/E65 (Athens - Corinth - Patras) is to the south. The Gulf of Corinth is to the north.

Panorama

Its panorama includes the mountains of Achaia within the Gulf of Corinth and the mountains across to the Fokida prefecture to the north.

Other

Temeni has a school, a lyceum (middle school), a gymnasia (secondary school) a church, and a square (plateia).

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