Elaiochori, Arcadia

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Elaiochori
Ελαιοχώρι
Spring 2008
Spring 2008
Elaiochori is located in Greece
Elaiochori
Elaiochori
Coordinates: 37°27′15″N 22°34′04″E / 37.4541°N 22.5678°E / 37.4541; 22.5678Coordinates: 37°27′15″N 22°34′04″E / 37.4541°N 22.5678°E / 37.4541; 22.5678
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Arcadia
Municipality Tripoli
Municipal unit Korythio
Community[1]
 • Population 394 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Elaiochori (Greek: Ελαιοχώρι [eleoˈxori]) is a mountain village in Arcadia, Greece. It lies near the border of Argolis. It was historically called Masklina (Greek: Μάσκλινα [ˈmasklina]), a Slavic name meaning "olives". The Korinth-Kalamata railway runs through the village. Elaiochori has a population of 394 (2011 census) and is part of the municipal unit of Korythio. Its name comes from its considerable production of olives and olive oil.

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