Manolada

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Manolada
Μανολάδα
Manolada is located in Greece
Manolada
Manolada
Coordinates: 38°03′N 21°21′E / 38.050°N 21.350°E / 38.050; 21.350Coordinates: 38°03′N 21°21′E / 38.050°N 21.350°E / 38.050; 21.350
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Elis
Municipality Andravida-Kyllini
Municipal unit Vouprasia
Community[1]
 • Population 1,184 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Manolada (Greek: Μανολάδα) is a village and a community in the municipal unit of Vouprasia, Elis, Greece. It is situated in a vast, rural plain near the Ionian Sea, 2 km northwest of Varda, 3 km west of Nea Manolada and 40 km southwest of Patras. In 2011 Manolada had a population of 844 for the village and 1,184 for the community, which includes the small villages Brinia, Karvounaiika, Loutra Yrminis, Mega Pefko and Samaraiika.

History[edit]

The area was the site of the Battle of Manolada in 1316, a battle between the Franks and the Catalans over the hegemony over the Principality of Achaea.

Population[edit]

Year Village population Community population
1981 1,160 -
1991 1,234 -
2001 1,522 1,835
2011 844 1,184

External links[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]