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ⓘ Gouva, Patras. Gouva is a neighbourhood in the northeastern part of the city of Patras, 4 km direct and 5 km via road from the downtown core. Gouva is linked wi ..




                                     

ⓘ Gouva, Patras

Gouva is a neighbourhood in the northeastern part of the city of Patras, 4 km direct and 5 km via road from the downtown core. Gouva is linked with a mountain road and with Amerikis Street. The GR-8A and the E55 as well as the GR-5/E55 and the GR-48/E65 as well as Panepistimiou Street.

                                     

1. Geography

Farmlands still dominate the area especially the valley areas. Residential areas and buildings are in the valley areas. The forests covers the remainder of the area as well as grasslands, especially on hilltops and mountaintops. The farmlands are to the extreme northern and the southern part, and are now in small numbers, residential covers the remainder of the area and the supermarkets and several factories to the west. Its total area is approximately 5 to 6 km² and 2 km in length from west to east and 2 km in width from north to south. Its total street length is approximately 15 to 20 km of which 4 km are main streets, the rest are residential.

                                     

2. History

The housing developments of Patras arrived in the mid to late 20th century and boomed rapidly until the 1990s. Prior it was a rural neighbourhood and were based in agriculture, it is still dominant with a smaller percentage.

                                     
  • Αθήνα: Ιατρικές εκδόσεις Γιάννη Β. Παρισιάνου ISBN 978 - 960 - 89486 - 7 - 9 Harry Gouvas History of Preveza Prefecture edition 2009 ISBN 978 - 960 - 87328 - 2 - 7 Merry
  • Thessaloniki A8 GR - 8A E94 W connects Athens to Elefsina, Corinth, and Patras A6 connects Athens westward to Elefsina, and eastward to Athens International
  • Elefsina, Corinth, Patras A6 W Elefsina E Airport National roads: GR - 1 Ν Lamia, Larissa, Thessaloniki GR - 8 W Corinth, Patras GR - 3 N Elefsina

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