Goumero

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Goumero
Γούμερο
Goumero is located in Greece
Goumero
Goumero
Coordinates: 37°46′N 21°37′E / 37.767°N 21.617°E / 37.767; 21.617Coordinates: 37°46′N 21°37′E / 37.767°N 21.617°E / 37.767; 21.617
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Elis
Municipality Pyrgos
Municipal unit Oleni
Community
 • Population 642
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration HA
Website http://www.goumero.gr

Goumero (Greek: Γούμερο) is a village in the municipal unit of Oleni, Elis, Greece. In 2011 its population was 642. It is situated on a hillside in the western foothills of the Foloi plateau, at 500 m elevation. It is 2 km southwest of Agia Anna, 5 km northwest of Neraida, 8 km northeast of Karatoula and 13 km north of Olympia.

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Year Population
1981 947
1991 1,032
2001 1,059
2011 642

History[edit]

Goumero is built in the area where the Ancient town Alesyon (Αλήσυον) or Alesaion (Αλησαίον), mentioned by Strabo, was located.[citation needed] The village was first mentioned as Vumero in the 14th century.

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