Psofida

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Psofida
Ψωφίδα
Location
Psofida is located in Greece
Psofida
Psofida
Coordinates 37°52′N 21°54′E / 37.867°N 21.900°E / 37.867; 21.900Coordinates: 37°52′N 21°54′E / 37.867°N 21.900°E / 37.867; 21.900
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: West Greece
Regional unit: Achaea
Municipality: Kalavryta
Municipal unit: Aroania
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Village
 - Population: 25
Community
 - Population: 360
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (center): 570 m (1,870 ft)
Postal code: 250 12
Telephone: 26920

Psofida (Greek: Ψωφίδα) is a village and a community in the municipal unit of Aroania in the southern part of Achaea, Greece. The community consists of the villages Psofida, Ano Psofida, Tripotama, Ano Tripotama, Kato Tripotama and Vasiliki. Psofida was named after the ancient Arcadian town Psophis, that was located near the present village Tripotama. It is situated near the confluence of the rivers Erymanthos, Aroanios and Seiraios, and near the tripoint of Achaea, Arcadia and Elis. It is 4 km southwest of Livartzi, 9 km east of Lampeia, 25 km southwest of Kalavryta and 45 km southeast of Patras. The Greek National Road 33 (Patras - Tripoli) passes through Tripotama.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1981 434
2001 360

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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.