Melas, Kastoria

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Melas is a village in the regional unit of Kastoria, northern Greece. It belongs to the municipality of Kastoria and specifically to the municipal unit of Korestia. The Macedonian name of the village was Statista, which was changed to Melas, after the Greek fighter Pavlos Melas lost his life there. A museum dedicated to Pavlos Melas and the Greek struggle for Macedonia now operates in the village.

Coordinates: 40°42′N 21°16′E / 40.700°N 21.267°E / 40.700; 21.267