Girish Mahajan

Figaleia

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Country  Greece
Local time  Saturday 2:37 PM
Administrative region  Western Greece
Time zone  EET (UTC+2)
Municipality  Zacharo
Regional unit  Elis
Figaleia
Weather  10°C, Wind NE at 13 km/h, 67% Humidity

Figaleia (Greek: Φιγαλεία) is a mountain village and a former municipality in Elis, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Zacharo, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 89.175 km2. In 2011 the population was 41 for the village and 1,371 for the municipal unit. The seat of the municipality was in Nea Figaleia. Figaleia is located south of Andritsaina, west of Megalopoli, north-northwest of Kalamata, northeast of Kyparissia and southeast of Pyrgos. Figaleia is located in mountainous southern Elis. The river Neda flows through the municipal unit. The name was taken from the ancient city-state of Phigaleia, which was located near the present village.

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Map of Figaleia 240 21, Greece

Subdivisions

The municipal unit Figaleia is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):

  • Figaleia
  • Kryoneri (Kryoneri, Trianta)
  • Nea Figaleia (Nea Figaleia, Faskomilia)
  • Perivolia
  • Petralona
  • Stomio
  • References

    Figaleia Wikipedia


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