Koliri

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Coordinates: 37°41′15″N 21°28′25″E / 37.6874°N 21.4737°E / 37.6874; 21.4737

Panoramic view of the village
Saint Nicolas Church
Small pine trees appeared after the fires of August 2007

Koliri, (Greek: Κολίρι) is a village and a community in the municipality of Pyrgos, Elis, Greece. It is situated on a hillside, 3 km northeast of Pyrgos town centre and 3 km northwest of Varvasaina. The Greek National Road 74 (Tripoli – Olympia – Pyrgos) passes south of the village. Its population, according to the 2001 census, is 708 for the village, and 1,061 for the community, which includes the village Kolireikes Parangges. It has two churches: the Church of Saint Nicholas and the Church of the Saints Theodore. Its elevation is 90 m. Koliri suffered damage from the fires of August 2007.[citation needed] Koliri has a football team called Anatoli (meaning Sunrise in Greek), which plays in the local championships.

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Year Village Community
1981 1,012
1991 815
2001 708 1,061

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