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Vouprasia (Greek: Βουπρασία) is a former municipality in Elis, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Andravida-Kyllini, of which it is a municipal unit.[1] Its seat of administration was Varda, a small town with a population of about 3,000. The municipal unit has about 11,000 inhabitants. The area of the municipal unit is 170.9 km².


Geography

Vouprasia is located in northern Elis, on the Ionian coast between Patras and Pyrgos. It is situated on the GR-9/E55 and on the Patras-Kalamata railway line. Vouprasia has one railway station, in Varda.

The area is mostly flat, and the main land use is agriculture. The lagoon Kotychi, connected with the Ionian sea, is located in the western part of Vouprasia. There is a health center in Varda.

Vouprasia borders on (clockwise from the west) the Ionian Sea, the municipalities Larissos and Olenia (both Achaea) and the municipalities Pineia and Lechaina (both Ilia).

Subdivisions

The municipal unit Vouprasia is subdivided into the following communities:

Varda, Τ.δ. Βάρδας [ 4.410 ]

Varda, η Βάρδα [ 3.100 ]
Kougaiika, τα Κουγαίικα [ 130 ]
Komi, η Κώμη [ 253 ]
Sympanio, το Συμπάνιον [ 427 ]
Psari, το Ψάρι [ 500 ]

Aetorrachi,Τ.δ. Αετορράχης [ 288 ]

Dafni, η Δάφνη [ 166 ]
Aetorrachi, η Αετορράχη [ 122 ]

Kapeleto, Τ.δ. Καπελέτου [ 568 ]

Kapeleto, το Καπελέτον [ 453 ]
Thanasoulaiika, τα Θανασουλαίικα [ 115 ]

Kapeleto, Τ.δ. Κουρτεσίου [ 838 ]

Kourtesi, το, Κουρτέσι [ 528 ]
Ano Kourtesi, το Άνω Κουρτέσι [ 267 ]
Kotteika, τα Κοττέικα [ 43 ]

Manolada, Τ.δ. Μανολάδος [ 1.835 ]

Manolada, η Μανολάς [ 1.522 ]
Karvounaiika, τα Καρβουναίικα [ 41 ]
Loutra, Yrminis, τα Λουτρά Υρμίνης [ 77 ]
Mega Pefko, το Μέγα Πεύκον [ 0 ]
Brinia , τα Μπρίνια [ 161 ]
Samaraiika,τα Σαμαραίικα [ 34 ]

Neapoli, Τ.δ. Νεαπόλεως -- η Νεάπολις [ 414 ]

Nea Manolada, Τ.δ. Νέας Μανολάδος -- η Νέα Μανολάς [ 1.973 ]

Nisi, Τ.δ. Νησίου [ 661 ]

Nisi, το Νησίον [ 378 ]
Agia Marina, η Αγία Μαρίνα [ 91 ]
Agios Athanasios, ο Άγιος Αθανάσιος [ 39 ]
Karavoulaiika, τα Καραβουλαίικα [ 106 ]
Kremmydi, το Κρεμμύδιον [ 47 ]

Xenies, Τ.δ. Ξενιών (Καλυβακίων) [ 217 ]

Kalyvakia, τα Καλυβάκια [ 57 ]
Xenies, οι Ξενιές [ 130 ]
Palaiochora, η Παλαιοχώρα [ 30 ]

Population history
Year Population Varda Population Vouprasia
1981 3,039 -
1991 2,625 9,664
2001 3,100 11,204

References

^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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