Ermioni

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Prefecture: Argolis
Province: Ermioni
Location:
Latitude:
Longitude:

37.384/37°23'1' N lat.
23.144/23°14'40' E long
Population: (2001)
 - Total
 - Density¹
 - Rank

 14,503

 -/kmē</small>
Elevation:
 -lowest:
 -centre:
 -highest:

Ermioni Harbor and the Saronic Gulf
4 m(centre)
about 300 to 400 m
Postal code: 210 51
Area/distance code: 11-30-27540 (030-27540)-3
Municipal code: 0407
Car designation: AP
3-letter abbreviation: ERM Ermioni

Ermioni, (Greek: Ερμιόνη) ancient forms: Hermioni and Hermione is a small town and a popular tourist resort in the Peloponnese, Greece. It is on a very small out-cropping of the land facing the island of Hydra. You can reach Ermioni within two hours from Athens by Hydrofoil. Ermioni is also the same name of the province but its capital lies to the southwest in Kranidi. The ancient country of Ermionis used to lie in this area. It is linked by a road linking Kranidi and Galatas along with Poros. It is located SE of Argos and Nafplio, about ESE of Lygouri, SW of Troizina, about 10 km E of Kranidi and 17 km NE of Porto Cheli. The island of Dokos lies directly to the southeast.

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Geography

Much of the area are rocky and forested. There are some forests. The mountains with a few valleys surround Ermioni. The harbor of Ermioni lies to the south.

Communications

Nearest places

Ancient sites

Historical population

Year Population Change Municipal population
1981 2,458 - -
1991 2,334 124/5.04% 4,392

Persons

Other

Ermioni has a school, a lyceum, a gymnasium, churches, banks, a police station, a water tower, a post office, a library, and a square (plateia). The main streets includes Melina Merkouri Street.

External links

See also




North: Troizina
West: Kranidi
Ermioni East: Saronig Gulf and or the Argosaronic Gulf
South: Ermioni Harbour

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