Matesi

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Matesi
Μάτεσι
Matesi is located in Greece
Matesi
Matesi
Coordinates: 37°32′N 21°55′E / 37.533°N 21.917°E / 37.533; 21.917Coordinates: 37°32′N 21°55′E / 37.533°N 21.917°E / 37.533; 21.917
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Elis
Municipality Andritsaina-Krestena
Municipal unit Andritsaina
Community[1]
 • Population 109 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Matesi (Greek: Μάτεσι) is a small mountain village in the municipal unit of Andritsaina, Elis, Greece. According to the 2011 census, its population was 109. It is located on a hill above the left bank of the river Alfeios. It is 3 km northwest of Theisoa, 6 km east of Alifeira and 6 km northeast of Andritsaina.

Population[edit]

Matesi is the birth place of George and Theodora Drelles (ne Dreliozis, nee Trapalis). They eventually settled in Muskegon, Michigan after arriving in the USA in 1912. They raised a family of nine children, and were successful in the restaurant business. Five sons served in the US Army in World War II. The second son, Peter, received a Bronze Star.

Year Population
1981 144
1991 137
2001 101
2011 109

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