Santomeri

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Santomeri
Σαντομέρι
Santomeri is located in Greece
Santomeri
Santomeri
Coordinates: 37°59′N 21°34′E / 37.983°N 21.567°E / 37.983; 21.567Coordinates: 37°59′N 21°34′E / 37.983°N 21.567°E / 37.983; 21.567
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Achaea
Municipality West Achaea
Municipal unit Olenia
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 164
Community[1]
 • Population 314 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration AX

Santomeri (Greek: Σαντομέρι) is a village in the municipal unit of Olenia, Achaea, Greece. It is located on the northern end of Mount Skollis, 5 km north of Portes, 18 km south of Kato Achaia and 32 km southwest of Patras. In 2011 Santomeri had a population of 164 for the village and 314 for the community, which includes the villages Ampelakia and Polylofo.

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Year Population Community population
1981 560 -
1991 291 -
2001 306 477
2011 164 314

History[edit]

Santomeri is named after Nicholas III of Saint Omer, a French baron of Thebes who gave his name to the castle Santameri and the nearby mountain, now known as Skollis. Venetians called it Edrolcamo?.[citation needed]

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