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Fruits of CorinthiaThe principal land uses in Corinthia are:Crops: 36,31%Water: 1,38%Pasture: 26,48%Inhabited areas: 4,18%Forest: 30,48%Other- areas: 1,17%The economy of the Prefecture is flourfishing, and is characterized by balanced development in all sectors.

The per capital income in 1995 is estimated at $ 9.240 and ceeds the average for Greece by 9.811% (KEPE). The agricultural sector is highly developed, especially in fruit production.
Irrigated areas amount to 209.095.000sq. meters of 25% of the cultivated areas.

Output of the main agricultural products in 1993 was as follows:

  • Lemons: 43.279 t.
  • Grapes: 12.553 t.
  • Eggs: 128.078.450
  • Oranges: 29.086 t.
  • Tomatoes: 17.623 t.
  • Fish: 4.030 t.
  • Apricots: 40.268% t.
  • Wheat: 18.214t.
  • Wine: 42.000 t.
  • Sultanas: 73.498 t.
  • Meat: 7.481 t.
  • Olive oil: 11.000 t.

Industry has developed considerrably since 1960 and is concentrate mainly along the Agii Theodori Kiato northern trunk road. Major manufacturing units are:

  • VEKKA SA.

Processing of meat cooked pork meats 0741/26151-5

  • MYLI SOYAS.

Soybean processing 0741/48211-48281

  • SULPHUR HELLAS.

Manufacture of fertilizers sulfur 0741/24505

  • GEOMPRES.

Exports of Corinthian grapes 0746/23510

  • FYRKO.

Stock rearing 0741/20875

  • INHER. ILIA LARSINOU S.A.

Concrete manufacture and trade 0741/24804 - 21275

Fruits of CorinthiaThe main exports from the Prefecture are agricultural produce such as lemons, oranges, sultanas, Corinthian grapes Fruits of Corinthiaapricots and industrial products such processed agricultural produce, foods tins of meat, soya flour, bottled water, fruit juices, petroleum products, cables, pipes, metal boxes, sanitary ware, paper products.

In commerce, following its ancient tradition, Corinth plays an important role in the Greek economy. A number of companies in the Prefecture occupy leading positions in the nation as a whole. Other units are also coming into action, covering a broad spectrum of the secondary and tertiary sector, such as drugs, drinks, timber etc.

Altogether , the following companies are active in Corinthia: 45 industrial, 2.459 commercial, 3.102 services and 140 export. The employment structure of the population can be broken as follows: 46% in the primary sector, 24% in the secondary and 30% in the tertiary sector:

Further indices of economical activity

  • Road network (1990): 1.356 km, of which 976 Km are metalled
  • Railway network: 97 Km.
  • Vehicles (1993): 31864, including 13.238 passenger vehicles.
  • Telephones (1994): 72.757 or 511.09 per 1.000 popoulation
  • Hotels (1994): 124 units with 8.219 beds

INFORMATION:

  • Prefecture: 0741/24443
  • O.S.E./ Greek Railway 0741/22520-22523
  • KTEL/Buses: 0741/25644
  • General Hospital : 0741/20190 - 25910 25711-12
  • Fire Brigade: 0741/25941 - 199
  • Chamber of Commerce: 0741/26404
  • TEDK/ Local association of Municipalities and Communes: 0741/28674
  • Corinth Police station: 0741/26562 - 83052
  • Loutraki Police Station: 0744/66444
  • XyloKastro Police Station: 0743/22300
  • Corinth Tourist Police: 0741/23282
  • Unions of Agricultural Cooperatives:
  • Corinth: 0741/22036
  • Vrahati: 0741/55212
  • Kiato: 0742/22229
  • XyloKastro: 0743/22432
  • Derveni: 0743/31331
  • Nemea: 0746/22236
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