Meropi

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Meropi
Μερόπη
Meropi is located in Greece
Meropi
Meropi
Coordinates: 37°14.5′N 22°0.1′E / 37.2417°N 22.0017°E / 37.2417; 22.0017Coordinates: 37°14.5′N 22°0.1′E / 37.2417°N 22.0017°E / 37.2417; 22.0017
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Messenia
Municipality Oichalia
Municipal unit Oichalia
Elevation 80 m (260 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 485
Community[1]
 • Population 603 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 24002
Area code(s) 27240

Meropi (Greek: Μερόπη) is a village and a community in the municipality of Oichalia, in Messenia, Greece. It is located in the plains of northern Messenia, west of the Taygetus mountains. It is near a major highway linking Kalamata and Corinth, the Greek National Road 7. It is 1.5 km south of Oichalia, 3.5 km northeast of Meligalas, 21 km southwest of Megalopoli and 26 km north of Kalamata. In 2011 its population was 485 for the village, and 603 for the community, which consists of the villages Meropi, Allagi (pop. 97) and Mousta (pop. 21).

The community has a small school, a church, a restaurant, a post office and a square. Farm lands surround the villages. Olive groves are common in the west and north.

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