Melissa, Elis

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Melissa
Μέλισσα
Melissa is located in Greece
Melissa
Melissa
Coordinates: 37°57′N 21°22′E / 37.950°N 21.367°E / 37.950; 21.367Coordinates: 37°57′N 21°22′E / 37.950°N 21.367°E / 37.950; 21.367
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Elis
Municipality Andravida-Kyllini
Municipal unit Lechaina
Community[1]
 • Population 301 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Area code(s) 26230

Melissa (Greek: Μέλισσα meaning "bee", before 1957: Καστράκι - Kastraki[2]) is a village in the municipal unit of Lechaina in Elis, Greece. In 2001 its population was 328. Its elevation is 100 m. The village is situated on a low hill, 10 km east of Lechaina proper, on the road to Borsi. The village has a school and a church named Agios Tryphonas.

Historical population[edit]

Year Population
1981 595
1991 224
2001 328
2011 301

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