Artotina

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Artotina
Αρτοτίνα
Artotina is located in Greece
Artotina
Artotina
Coordinates: 38°42′N 22°02′E / 38.700°N 22.033°E / 38.700; 22.033Coordinates: 38°42′N 22°02′E / 38.700°N 22.033°E / 38.700; 22.033
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Greece
Regional unit Phocis
Municipality Dorida
Municipal unit Vardousia
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 174
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΑΜ

Artotina (Greek: Αρτοτίνα) is a mountain village in the municipal unit of Vardousia, northwestern Phocis, Greece. It is situated on the western slope of the Vardousia mountains, near the source of the river Evinos, at about 1200 m elevation. Artotina is located 12 km north of Pentagioi and 36 km northwest of Amfissa.

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Year Population
1981 326
1991 285
2001 499
2011 174

History[edit]

It is claimed that Athanasios Diakos, a Greek national hero of the Greek War of Independence, was born in Artotina, but this is also claimed by the village Athanasios Diakos (formerly Ano Mousounitsa). Other revolutionaries from Artotina were Dimos Skaltsas, Ioannis Roukis, Andritsos Siafakas, Gerantonos and Loukas Kaliakoudas.

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