Drakovouni

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Drakovouni
Δρακοβούνι
Location
Drakovouni is located in Greece
Drakovouni
Drakovouni
Coordinates 37°46.5′N 22°7′E / 37.7750°N 22.117°E / 37.7750; 22.117Coordinates: 37°46.5′N 22°7′E / 37.7750°N 22.117°E / 37.7750; 22.117
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Peloponnese
Regional unit: Arcadia
Municipality: Gortynia
Municipal unit: Kleitor
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Community
 - Population: 178
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (center): 781 m (2,562 ft)
Postal code: 220 02
Telephone: 27950
Auto: TP

Drakovouni (Greek: Δρακοβούνι, before 1927: Γλόγοβα - Glogova[2]), Arcadia, Greece is a remote village in the municipality of Gortynia, Arcadia, Peloponnese, Greece. It is situated at 780 m elevation, on the slope of a mountain also called Drakovouni, 1,077 m elevation. It is 4 km west of Prasino, 9 km south of Filia and 37 km northwest of Tripoli. The few year-round residents are involved in agriculture. The village is known for the victorious battle of the guerrillas against the Nazis on April 20, 1944. Drakovouni has an elementary school, four churches, and three monasteries.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1981 250
1991 120
2001 178

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]