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Olympia, Greece

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Auncient Olympia

Αρχαία Ολυμπία
Auncient Olympia is located in Greece
Auncient Olympia
Auncient Olympia
Location within the region
Coordinates: 37°38′17″N 21°37′48″E / 37.638°N 21.630°E / 37.638; 21.630Coordinates: 37°38′17″N 21°37′48″E / 37.638°N 21.630°E / 37.638; 21.630
KintraGreece
Admeenistrative regionWast Greece
Regional unitElis
Area
 • Municipality544.9 km2 (210.4 sq mi)
Elevation
63 m (207 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipality
13409
 • Municipality density25/km2 (64/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit
8128
Community
 • Population972 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
270 25
Aurie code(s)26240
Vehicle registrationOG

Olympia (Greek: Ὀλυμπία; Auncient Greek: [ˈolympia]; Modren Greek: [oliˈbia] Olympía), a sanctuary o auncient Greece in Elis on the Peloponnese peninsula, is kent for havin been the steid o the Olympic Gemmes in clessical times.

Internaitional relations[eedit | eedit soorce]

Olympia, Greece is twinned wit:

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.