Pelagos

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Pelagos
Πέλαγος
Location
Pelagos is located in Greece
Pelagos
Pelagos
Coordinates 37°31′N 22°25′E / 37.517°N 22.417°E / 37.517; 22.417Coordinates: 37°31′N 22°25′E / 37.517°N 22.417°E / 37.517; 22.417
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Peloponnese
Regional unit: Arcadia
Municipality: Tripoli
Municipal unit: Tripoli
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Community
 - Population: 121
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)

Pelagos (Greek: Πέλαγος) is a village in the municipality of Tripoli, Arcadia, Greece. It is situated in the plain of Tripoli, at 670 m above sea level. As of 2001, it had a population of 121. It is 2 km northwest of Zevgolateio and 4 km northeast of Tripoli city centre. The Moreas Motorway (Corinth - Tripoli - Kalamata) passes west of the village. The name Pelagos (meaning "sea") dates from classical antiquity, and refers to an oak forest on the road from Mantineia to Tegea.[2]

Population[edit]

Year Population
1981 134
1991 148
2001 115

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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. 
  2. ^ Pausanias Description of Greece 8.11.1

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