Kyparissia

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Prefecture: Messenia/Messenia
Province: Province of Tryfilia (capital)
Coordinates:
Coordinates (decimals):
Template:Coor dms
37.242 N, 21.67 E
Area:
-Total
-Water
-Rank

101.018 kmē

Rank xxth
Population: (1991)
 - Total
 - Density¹
 - Rank

 7,507

 -/kmē</small>
Communes: 11
Elevation:
 -lowest:
 -centre:

sea level
52 m(centre)
around 600 to 800 m
Postal code: 245 00
Area/distance code: 11-30-27610-2 (030-27610)-2
Car designation: KM
Name of inhabitants: Kyparissian sing.,
-s pl.
Address of administration: 2 Dimarchiou St.
Kyparissia 245 00
Website: www.kyparissia.gr

Kyparissia, rarely Cyparissia (Greek: Κύπαρισσία) is a town of around 4,000 in western Messenia. The population has been steady. The town centre is situated on a road (GR-9 connected almost centrally between Pyrgos and Methone. Its distance is around 65 km north of Pyrgos, 65 km west of Kalamata via GR-9A and approximately 6 km south of the Neda River. The latitude location is about 37.2 N, and almost 25.5 E longitude. The elevation is sea level in the west, approximately 20 m (60 ft) downtown, and 50 m or higher in the east. There are approximately a 1,500 dwellings in the municipality. It is also the seat of the Province of Tryfilia.

The city centre is nearly lined, and adjacent to the train tracks. Cyparissia has the southwesternmost railway station in Greece. The railroad station has a freight yard with its length of around 500 m making it the southwestern terminus of the OSE line.

The town is almost surrounded with olive groves and trees and mixed farming. The town has churches. There is one hospital. Forests including cypresses and pines to its east. An acropolis and a monument lies to the west.

Kyparissia has schools, lyceums, a gymnasium, banks, churches including Agia Triada, a post office and squares, beaches (paralies). Kyparissia also includes a port to the northwest in its bay and the barriers are almost shaped like the letter G but the southwest barrier rons to the northwest from the point. The port is mainly used for cargo purposes and has no ferry services.

Downtown is nearly 200 m from the shoreline of the Ionian Sea which includes the nearby Gulf of Kyparissia, and west of the nearest mountains. The port of Kyparissia is to the northwest.

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Historical population

Year Communal population Change Municipal population Density
1981 4,636 - - -
1991 4,520 (town), 5,149 (area/commune) -116/-2.50% 7,507 74.31/kmē


See also:




North: Avlona
West: Ionian Sea
Kyparissia East: Aetos
South: Filiatra Southeast: Tripylia (community)

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