Plikati

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Plikati
Πληκάτι
Location
Plikati is located in Greece
Plikati
Plikati
Coordinates 40°18′N 20°46′E / 40.300°N 20.767°E / 40.300; 20.767Coordinates: 40°18′N 20°46′E / 40.300°N 20.767°E / 40.300; 20.767
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Epirus
Regional unit: Ioannina
Municipality: Konitsa
Municipal unit: Mastorochoria
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Community
 - Population: 150
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (center): 880 m (2,887 ft)
Auto: ΙΝ

Plikati (Greek: Πληκάτι, Albanian: Pelekat) is a mountain village in the municipal unit of Mastorochoria, Ioannina regional unit, Greece. It is one of the northernmost villages in Epirus. In 2001 its population was 150. The village is situated at the foot of the Grammos mountains, at 1,240 m elevation, close to the Albanian border. Plikati has traditionally been populated by an exclusively Arvanite population, and Albanian is still spoken in the village. Plikati is 3 km north of Gorgopotamos, 8 km west of Aetomilitsa, 9 km southeast of Ersekë (Albania) and 28 km north of Konitsa.

Population[edit]

Year Population
1981 156
1991 133
2001 150

History[edit]

Plikati is an old village, with a church dating from the 16th century. Due to overpopulation and poverty in the 19th century, many of its inhabitants moved away and founded new villages in the area around Florina (Belkameni and Negovani) and Larissa (Kazaklar).

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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. 

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