Kontovazaina is located in Greece
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 37°48′N 21°54′E / 37.800°N 21.900°E / 37.800; 21.900Coordinates: 37°48′N 21°54′E / 37.800°N 21.900°E / 37.800; 21.900
Administrative regionPeloponnese
Regional unitArcadia
 • Municipal unit137.5 km2 (53.1 sq mi)
 • Rural
 • Municipal unit
 • Municipal unit density8.5/km2 (22/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registrationTP

Kontovazaina (Greek: Κοντοβάζαινα) is a village and a former municipality in Arcadia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Gortynia, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 137.496 km2.[3] In 2011 its population was 386 for the village and 1,171 for the municipal unit. Achaea borders the municipal unit to the north and Elis to the west. It is situated in mountainous northwestern Arcadia, between the rivers Erymanthos and Ladon. The Ladon reservoir is in easternmost part of the municipal unit, and the mountain Afrodisio (1,447 m elevation)[4] is in the north. The village Kontovazaina is situated in a valley, 3 km north of the Ladon. It is considered a traditional settlement.


The municipal unit Kontovazaina is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):


Year Population village Population municipal unit
1991 622 -
2001 500 2,048
2011 386 1,171

See also


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ "ΦΕΚ B 1292/2010, Kallikratis reform municipalities" (in Greek). Government Gazette.
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.
  4. ^ Orivatein.com Archived July 20, 2009, at the Wayback Machine