Keryneia (Greek: Κερύνεια) is a village and a community in the municipal unit of Diakopto, Achaea, Greece. The community consists of the villages Keryneia and Nea Keryneia. It is located 6 km southeast of Aigio and 7 km west of Diakopto. The Greek National Road 8A (Patras - Aigio - Corinth) passes between Keryneia and Nea Keryneia. In 2001 Keryneia had a population of 103 for the village and 435 for the community.
Year Population Community population
1981 - 361
1991 112 518
2001 103 435
Ceryneia was one of the twelve towns of the ancient Achaeans. The city Kyrenia in northern Cyprus was settled by Achaeans, probably from Ceryneia.
Keryneia GTP Travel Pages
List of settlements in Achaea
^ Pausanias, Description of Greece, 7. 6. 1.
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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