Mamousia

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Mamousia
Μαμουσιά
Mamousia, 2008
Mamousia, 2008
Location
Mamousia is located in Greece
Mamousia
Mamousia
Coordinates 38°9′N 22°8′E / 38.150°N 22.133°E / 38.150; 22.133Coordinates: 38°9′N 22°8′E / 38.150°N 22.133°E / 38.150; 22.133
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: West Greece
Regional unit: Achaea
Municipality: Aigialeia
Municipal unit: Diakopto
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Village
 - Population: 295
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)

Mamousia (Greek: Μαμουσιά) is a village and a community in the municipal unit of Diakopto, Achaea, Greece. It is 6 km southwest of Diakopto, on the west side of the Vouraikos gorge. In 2001 the population was 177 for the village and 295 for the community, which includes the villages Derveni and Stavria.

Population[edit]

Year Village population Community population
1981 - 382
1991 232 352
2001 177 295

History[edit]

The ancient city Boura was located near present Mamousia. The city had an ancient theatre most of which has yet to be excavated; several artifacts are on display at the Aigio Archeological Museum. Boura was destroyed in an earthquake in 373 BC. Mamousia suffered damage from the 2007 Greek forest fires.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 793 KB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003.