Manolada

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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
CountryGreece
Administrative regionWest Greece
Regional unitElis
MunicipalityAndravida-Kyllini
Municipal unitVouprasia
Community
 • Population1,184 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

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

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.