Leontari, Arcadia

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Leontari

Λεοντάρι
Leontari is located in Greece
Leontari
Leontari
Coordinates: 37°19′N 22°9′E / 37.317°N 22.150°E / 37.317; 22.150Coordinates: 37°19′N 22°9′E / 37.317°N 22.150°E / 37.317; 22.150
CountryGreece
Administrative regionPeloponnese
Regional unitArcadia
MunicipalityMegalopoli
Municipal unitFalaisia
Community
 • Population321 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
220 21
Area code(s)27910

Leontari (Greek: Λεοντάρι) is a village and a community in the southwestern part of Arcadia, Greece, seat of the former municipality of Falaisia. It is situated on a hillside, 6 km east of Paradeisia, 9 km northwest of Kamara and 9 km south of Megalopoli. The community consists of the villages Leontari (population 257 in 2011), Gavria (pop. 9), Kalyvia (pop. 11), Kamaritsa (pop. 22) and Kotsiridi (pop. 22). Leontari has several monuments from the Byzantine era, including the richly decorated 14th century Church of the Holy Apostles.[2] The area suffered damage from the 2007 Greek forest fires. It is considered a traditional settlement.

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  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Tourism