Kardaritsi

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Kardaritsi
Καρδαρίτσι
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Kardaritsi is located in Greece
Kardaritsi
Kardaritsi
Coordinates: 37°49′N 21°51′E / 37.817°N 21.850°E / 37.817; 21.850Coordinates: 37°49′N 21°51′E / 37.817°N 21.850°E / 37.817; 21.850
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Arcadia
Municipality Gortynia
Municipal unit Kontovazaina
Elevation 900 m (3,000 ft)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Kardaritsi (Greek: Καρδαρίτσι) is a mountain village in the municipal unit of Kontovazaina in northwest Arcadia, Greece. It is situated on a ridge above the left bank of the river Erymanthos. It is 5 km northwest of Kontovazaina, 6 km southeast of Lampeia (Divry), 9 km southwest of Psofida (Tripotama) and 50 km south of Patras. Historical records trace the existence of the village back to the 18th century. The village has a church dedicated to Saint Nicholas and an impressive cold water spring named “Trani Vrisi” that feeds the village's reservoir.

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Historical population of Kardaritsi
(Source: [2])
Year 1700 1861 1889 1907 1920 1928 1940 1951 1961 1971 1988 2001
Population 85 344 445 489 468 455 410 354 336 191 100 108

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