Thoknia

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Thoknia
Θωκνία
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
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Arcadia
Municipality Megalopoli
Municipal unit Megalopoli
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+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.[1] 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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