Local community Ammoudia
Τοπική Κοινότητα Αμμουδιάς (Αμμουδιά)
|Height above d. M.||
|LAU-1 code no.||21030103|
Ammoudia ( Greek Αμμουδιά ( f. Sg. ) "Sandy beach") is a fishing village on the Greek west coast in the Epirus region on the Ionian Sea . It forms a local community in the Fanari municipality of Parga municipality and is located about ten kilometers south of the city of Parga. Ammoudia had 308 inhabitants in 2011.
Besides fishing, the main industry is tourism.
The place is located on a crescent-shaped bay with around 800 meters of sandy beach, the water of which appears turquoise to aquamarine blue depending on the time of day. The Acheron flows south of the bay and its fresh water lowers the salinity of the bay's seawater.
Ammoudia is the setting of the novel The Ouzo Oracle by Frank Schulz , where it is called Kouphala .
- Results of the 2011 census, Greek Statistical Office (ΕΛ.ΣΤΑΤ) ( Memento from June 27, 2015 in the Internet Archive ) (Excel document, 2.6 MB)