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37.896/37°53'42' N lat.
21.413/21°18'48' E long
(Greek: Επαρχία Ηλείας Eparchia
) was a province covering the northern half of the
. It was disbanded in
main places are Pyrgos, Amaliada, Gastouni, Lechaina, Vartholomio, Varda, Andravida, Myrsini, Lampeia and Kyllini. The mountains dominate the northeast, the
central part and the southeastern part including the northwest
where Chlemoutsi is located. The province is bounded with the
prefecture of Achaia to the
northeast, Arcadia to the east
and the Olympia Province to the
south. The Ionian Sea is to the west.
Farmlands lie to around
Pyrgos, the northeast and the northern part. The province is the
westernmost in the Peloponnese.
The central part of the province are
covered with forests and grasslands along with groves. The province
is home to about 80% of the entire prefectural population and about
2/3 of the prefectural land. The largest city and municipality in
population is Pyrgos. Amaliada is followed second.
mountains includes the Foloi, the
Oinoi mountains and the southern portion of the Erymanthos mountains.
Chlemoutsi hills are located to the east. The main rivers
includes the Pineios River (the longest), the Ladon river
and the western part of the Alpheus
The main reservoir in the provinces includes the