Argyrades

Argyrades
Argyrades
Αργυράδες
Location
Argyrades is located in Greece
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Argyrades
Coordinates 39°26′N 19°58′E / 39.433°N 19.967°E / 39.433; 19.967Coordinates: 39°26′N 19°58′E / 39.433°N 19.967°E / 39.433; 19.967
Government
Country: Greece
Region: Ionian Islands
Regional unit: Corfu
Municipality: Corfu
Municipal unit: Korissia
Population statistics (as of 2001)
Community
 - Population: 1,979
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Auto: ΚΥ

Argyrades (Greek: Αργυράδες from argyros silver) is a village in the southern part of the island of Corfu. It was the seat of the municipality of Korissia. Its 2001 population was 1,000 for the village and 2,033 for the municipal district. Argyrades is located south of the city of Corfu and west-northwest of Lefkimmi. Several hills dominate the area and farmlands cover the area. The Korissia Lagoon dominates the west. The Ionian Sea is on both sides and a gulf to the northeast, the 20th parallel east lies a few kilometres to the east.

Argyrades is linked with the GR-25 (Corfu - Lefkimmi) that connects with the central portion of the island.

Contents

Nearest places

Settlements

  • Argyrades, pop. 988
  • Agios Georgios, pop. 471
  • Marathias, pop. 326
  • Neochoraki, pop. 194

Population

Year Settlement population Municipal district population
1981 - 1,648
1991 820 -
2001 1,000 2,033

Other

Argyrades has a school, a lyceum (middle school), a gymnasium (secondary school), a few churches, a post office, and a square (plateia). The nearest university and hospital are in Corfu.

See also

  • List of places in the Corfu prefecture

External links

References


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