Melas, Kastoria

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Melas (Greek: Μελάς, before 1927: Στάτιστα - Statista[1]),Bulgarian and Macedonian Slavic: Статица, is a village in the regional unit of Kastoria, northern Greece. It belongs to the municipality of Kastoria and specifically to the municipal unit of Korestia. The name of the village was changed to Melas, after the Greek fighter Pavlos Melas who lost his life there. A museum dedicated to Pavlos Melas and the Greek struggle for Macedonia now operates in the village.


Coordinates: 40°42′N 21°16′E / 40.700°N 21.267°E / 40.700; 21.267