Agios Georgios Bay
|Administrative region||Ionian Islands|
|Municipal unit||Agios Georgios|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Pagoi (Greek: Πάγοι) is a village in the northwestern part of Corfu Island in Greece. It is a community of the municipal unit Agios Georgios. The community consists of the villages Pagoi, Agios Georgios, Prinylas and Vatonies. The community has a population of 511 at the 2011 census.
The village Pagoi had 304 inhabitants at the 2011 census.
Agios Georgios Pagon
The village Agios Georgios Pagon had 68 inhabitants at the 2011 census. It was developed as a tourist resort in the third quarter of the 20th century. It has a few old buildings, including the Saint George church and the Tsimpougis house. Ruins of an older settlement that was destroyed by a landslide are situated on the beach.
The village Prinylas had 70 inhabitants at the 2011 census. The village is built in a panoramic setting above Agios Georgios Bay. It was the seat of the Byzantine Decarch, as mentioned in 1200. A common last name is Gialopsos. It is a settlement with characteristic streets, houses and archives from the 17th century. Prinyla is a well-preserved village, and has a church, Agios Nikolaos, that was constructed in the 14th century.
The village Vatonies had 69 inhabitants at the 2011 census. Vatonies has a church Agion Apostolon and a tavern.
Use in James Bond film
The area was used as a filming location in the 1981 James Bond film For Your Eyes Only, where Bond (played by Roger Moore) and Melina Havelock (Carole Bouquet) fled from villains in their yellow Citroen 2CV.
Common last names of the area are:
- Payatakis (probably from Crete 17th century
- Romeo (probably from ancient Italy or Crete 17th century)
- Ruva (probably from ancient Italy or Crete 17th century)
- Sinadinos (probably from Sinada in minor Asia 13th century)
- "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.