Avramiou

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Avramiou
Αβραμιού
North Side of the village
North Side of the village
Location
Avramiou is located in Greece
Avramiou
Avramiou
Coordinates 37°2′N 22°2′E / 37.033°N 22.033°E / 37.033; 22.033Coordinates: 37°2′N 22°2′E / 37.033°N 22.033°E / 37.033; 22.033
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Peloponnese
Regional unit: Messenia
Municipality: Messini
Municipal unit: Messini
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Village
 - Population: 413
 - Area: 0.19 km2 (0 sq mi)
 - Density: 2,174 /km2 (5,630 /sq mi)
Community
 - Population: 591
 - Area: 1.87 km2 (1 sq mi)
 - Density: 316 /km2 (819 /sq mi)
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (min-max): 70–80 m ­(230–262 ft)
Telephone: 27220
Auto: KM

Avramiou is a village in Messenia, southern Greece. It was built before 1816; it had 32 families then. During the Turkish occupation, it was a village of Koroni province, and became a village of Messini province and capital of Leukothea Municipality ( now defunct) in 1835. In August 1840, Avramiou became a village of Aristomenis Municipality; it was almost destroyed by earthquakes in 1846. The primary school of Avramiou was founded in 1860. Ten years after, Avramiou became the capital of Aristomeni Municipality. Today, it is a community of the municipality Messini. The community contains the villages Drakoneri, Agios Avgoustinos and Avramiou. In 2011, the population for Avramiou village was 413, and 591 for the community.

Location[edit]

Avramiou is 10 km from Messini and 5.5 km from the beach. Some villages near Avramiou are: Lefkochora, Lykotrafos, Madena, Neochori, and Strefi.

Population[edit]

Year Village population Record
1816 32 families Dimitrios Freretos record
1851 56 families >>
1860 373 >>
1896 615 >>
1920 679 >>
1928 739 Community record
1940 933 >>
1982 856 >>
1984 450 >>
1991 420 >>
2001 413 >>

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 793 KB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 

1. History of Avramiou (Messini) Alexandros Giannakopoulos, Athens 1984