Levidi

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Levidi
Λεβίδι
Levidi is located in Greece
Levidi
Levidi
Coordinates: 37°41′N 22°17′E / 37.683°N 22.283°E / 37.683; 22.283Coordinates: 37°41′N 22°17′E / 37.683°N 22.283°E / 37.683; 22.283
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Arcadia
Municipality Tripoli
Elevation 860 m (2,820 ft)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 4,131
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 220 02
Area code(s) 27960
Vehicle registration TP

Levidi (Greek: Λεβίδι) is a small town and a former municipality in Arcadia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Tripoli, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The town is situated on the northeastern slope of the Mainalo mountains, at about 850 m elevation. While the Mainalo is densely forested, the plains towards the northeast contain farmlands. Levidi is 9 km northwest of Kapsas, 10 km east of Vytina, 12 km southwest of Kandila and 20 km northwest of Tripoli. It is at the junction of the Greek National Road 74 (Tripoli - Pyrgos) and the Greek National Road 66 (Levidi - Nemea). Levidi was the site of several battles during the Greek War of Independence from the Ottoman Empire.

Subdivisions[edit]

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

Historical population[edit]

Year Community Municipal unit
1981 1,442 -
1991 1,142 4,334
2003 1,219 4,131

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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