Makrysi

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Makrysi
Μακρύσι
Location
Makrysi is located in Greece
Makrysi
Makrysi
Coordinates 37°25′N 22°10′E / 37.417°N 22.167°E / 37.417; 22.167Coordinates: 37°25′N 22°10′E / 37.417°N 22.167°E / 37.417; 22.167
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Peloponnese
Regional unit: Arcadia
Municipality: Megalopoli
Municipal unit: Megalopoli
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Village
 - Population: 53
Community
 - Population: 172
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)

Makrysi (Greek: Μακρύσι, before 1927: Σιάλεσι - Sialesi[2]) is a village and a community in the municipality of Megalopoli, Arcadia, Greece. It is situated on a hillside on the left bank of the river Elissonas, at 496 m elevation. It is 3 km northwest of Mallota and 3 km northeast of Megalopoli town centre. The community consists of the villages Makrysi and Kato Makrysi. Kato Makrysi is situated at 450 m elevation. Zacharias Barbitsiotis, an anti-Ottoman insurgent defeated the Turks in Sialesi in the 1780s.

Historical population[edit]

Year Total population Makrysi Kato Makrysi
1981 - 153 -
1991 190 79 111
2001 172 53 119

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