Achaea

Achaea (/əˈkə/) or Achaia (/əˈkə/), sometimes transliterated from Greek as Akhaia[2] (Αχαΐα, Akhaïa [axaˈia]), is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Western Greece and is situated in the northwestern part of the Peloponnese peninsula. The capital is Patras which is the third largest city in Greece.

Achaea
Περιφερειακή ενότητα
Αχαΐας
Municipalities of Achaea
Achaea within Greece
Coordinates: 38°05′N 21°50′E
CountryGreece
RegionWestern Greece
CapitalPatras
Area
  Total3,272 km2 (1,263 sq mi)
Population
 (2020)
  Total296,945 [1]
Time zoneUTC+2
  Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal codes
25x xx, 26x xx
Area codes261, 269x
ISO 3166 codeGR-13
Car platesΑΖ, AX
Websitewww.achaia.gr