Falaisia

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Falaisia
Φαλαισία
Location
Falaisia is located in Greece
Falaisia
Falaisia
Coordinates 37°17′N 22°10′E / 37.283°N 22.167°E / 37.283; 22.167Coordinates: 37°17′N 22°10′E / 37.283°N 22.167°E / 37.283; 22.167
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Peloponnese
Regional unit: Arcadia
Municipality: Megalopolis
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 3,229
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (min-max): 350–1,522 m ­(1148–4993 ft)
Postal code: 220 21
Telephone: 27910
Auto: TP
Website
www.falaisia.gr

Falaisia (Greek: Φαλαισία, before 1918: Μπούρα - Boura[2]) is a village and a former municipality in southwestern Arcadia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Megalopoli, of which it is a municipal unit.[3] The seat of the municipality was in Leontari, 5 km northwest of the village Falaisia. The municipal unit Falaisia is located in the northern foothills of the Taygetus mountains, south of Megalopoli and north of Kalamata. It borders on Laconia to the southeast, and Messenia to the southwest.

Subdivisions[edit]

The municipal unit Falaisia is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):

Historical population[edit]

Year Community Municipal unit
1920 375 -
1961 250 -
1981 100 -
1991 126 3,296
2001 150 3,229

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. 
  2. ^ Name changes of settlements in Greece
  3. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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