Vlachorraptis

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Vlachorraptis
Βλαχορράπτης
Vlachorraptis is located in Greece
Vlachorraptis
Vlachorraptis
Coordinates: 37°32′N 22°01′E / 37.533°N 22.017°E / 37.533; 22.017Coordinates: 37°32′N 22°01′E / 37.533°N 22.017°E / 37.533; 22.017
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Arcadia
Municipality Megalopoli
Municipal unit Gortyna
Community[1]
 • Population 40 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Vlachorraptis (Greek: Βλαχορράπτης, also Βλαχορράφτης - Vlachorraftis) is a village in western Arcadia, Greece. It is situated on a hill above the right bank of the river Alfeios, at about 650 m elevation. It is 2 km southeast of Sarakini, 2 km west of Atsicholos, 6 km northwest of Karytaina and 7 km southwest of Stemnitsa. In 2011 Vlachorraptis had a population of 40.

According to the ancient geographer Pausanias the city of Maratha (Μάραθα) was located on the site of the modern village. The modern settlement however was founded in ca. 1600.[2]

Population[edit]

Year Population
1981 101
1991 64
2001 110
2011 40

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  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ Δήμος Γόρτυνος: Δημοτικά Διαμερίσματα (in Greek). Municipality of Gortyna. 2003. Retrieved 6 March 2014.