Tourkolekas

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Tourkolekas
Τουρκολέκας
Location
Tourkolekas is located in Greece
Tourkolekas
Tourkolekas
Coordinates 37°15′N 22°7.2′E / 37.250°N 22.1200°E / 37.250; 22.1200Coordinates: 37°15′N 22°7.2′E / 37.250°N 22.1200°E / 37.250; 22.1200
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Peloponnese
Regional unit: Arcadia
Municipality: Megalopoli
Municipal unit: Falaisia
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Community
 - Population: 301
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)

Tourkolekas (Greek: Τουρκολέκας) is a settlement in the municipal unit of Falaisia, southwest Arcadia, Greece. It is situated in the mountains near the border with Messenia, at about 800 m elevation. It is 5 km west of Kamara, 6 km northeast of Pefko (Messenia), 8 km southwest of Leontari and 17 km south of Megalopoli. In 2001 Tourkolekas had a population of 301. Every August, Tourkolekas celebrates its Nikitareia festival in honour of Nikitaras, a Greek revolutionary leader. There is a marble statue of Nikitaras in the village.

Population[edit]

Year Population
1981 318
1991 274
2001 301

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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.