Makrysi

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Makrysi
Μακρύσι
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
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Arcadia
Municipality Megalopoli
Municipal unit Megalopoli
Population (2001)[1]
 • Rural 53
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+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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