"Akova is also a castle name in Gortynia, see Akova (Arcadia), Greece, and a settlement in Cyprus, see Akova, Cyprus"

Akova (Greek: Άκοβα) is a settlement near Argos, Greece. Akova is accessed with a road linking to GR-7 (Tripoli - Argos - Corinth). It is located about 45 km ESE of Pyrgos, about 30 km S of Olympia, about 20 km N of Kyparissia and 15 km north of GR-9A. The Gulf of Kyparissia which is part of the Ionian Sea is to its west. Further east are the mountains. There are no settlements in Giannitsochori. There are a Agia Triada church and rest area for those hikking around Larissa mountain!

Nearest places

*Argos, south

Geography and Information

**Longitude: 22.687 (22°41'20") E
**Latitude: 37.643 (37°38'40") N
*Postal code: 212 00
*Elevation: 200 m
*Dialing code: +11+30-27510 (030-27510)-66

The area are mountainous while farlmands lie to the west.

Historical population


Akova also has a small school, and a square ("plateia").

The entire population prior to the 1980s were entirely rural and were also farmers. Today, they still form a part of the population of the settlement while tourism is also the main industry. Pavement and electricity were cut off until the mid to late 20th century.

External links

* [http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?tb=1&city=Akova&country=GR Mapquest - Akova] , street map data not yet available
*Coordinates: coord|37|23|30|N|21|41|40|E|region:GR

ee also

*Communities of Argolis, including settlements

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