Place:Dimitsana, Arkadias, Peloponnese, Greece

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NameDimitsana
Alt namesDhimitsánasource: Getty
TypeCity or Town
Coordinates37.6°N 22.05°E
Located inArkadias, Peloponnese, Greece
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Dimitsana is a mountain village and a former municipality in Arcadia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Gortynia, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit. It is built on the ruins of the ancient town Teuthis. Its population is 730.

Dimitsana is built on a mountain slope above the river Lousios, at about 950 m elevation. It is located 53 km east of Pyrgos, 31 km northwest of Tripoli, 23 km northwest of Megalopoli and 17 km northeast of Andritsaina. The village has a school, a historical library, several churches, a post office, an open air water-power museum, an open amphitheater, hotels and a square.

Population history

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YearVillageCommunityMunicipal unit
1981 - 760 -
1991 - 739 1,529
2001 611 730 1,337

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