Thoknia

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Thoknia
Θωκνία
Location
Thoknia is located in Greece
Thoknia
Thoknia
Coordinates 37°25′N 22°5′E / 37.417°N 22.083°E / 37.417; 22.083Coordinates: 37°25′N 22°5′E / 37.417°N 22.083°E / 37.417; 22.083
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Peloponnese
Regional unit: Arcadia
Municipality: Megalopoli
Municipal unit: Megalopoli
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Community
 - Population: 49
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Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)

Thoknia (Greek: Θωκνία) is a village in the municipality of Megalopoli, Arcadia, Greece. It is situated near the confluence of the rivers Alfeios and Elissonas, at about 360 m elevation. It was named after the ancient Arcadian city Thocnia, that was located in the area.[2] Thoknia is 2 km east of Kato Karyes, 3 km southeast of Kyparissia, 3 km southwest of Plaka and 5 km northwest of Megalopoli. Thoknia had a population of 49 in 2001. The village is surrounded by open-pit lignite mines.

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Year Population
1981 124
1991 110
2001 49

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