It was named after Queen Amalia of Greece in the 1830s by merging two communes, Kalitsa and Dervitselepi, into Amalias. It features city square with beautiful pine trees and a fountain. Local streets are mainly in grid order running almost due north, south, east, and west.. On the east side, Amaliada has a lake and public stadium (largely used for soccer). Amaliada hospital and the monastery of Aghia Frangavilli to its southeast. Amaliada has one train station (located west of the city square) and two in the municipal district. A street in Amaliada's west side is named Hiroshima in memory of the victims of the destruction of Hiroshima at the end of World War II. The beaches of Kourouta and Palouki are further west. The radio station for this community is the Radio Station of Amalias (RSA). The soccer team which plays for the juniors or the tertiary league is Asteras Amaliadas.
|Year||Communal population||Change||Municipal population||Change|
|2001||18,261 (town)/20,030 (district)||3,029/19.89%||32,090||5,502/20.69%|
|North: Gastouni, Andravida, Lechaina (NE)|
| West: Ionian Sea, Gastouni (NW)||Amaliada||East: Pineia|
|South: Iardanos||Southeast: Iardanos|