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Alonistaina
Αλωνίσταινα
Alonistaina
Alonistaina
Coordinates: 37°37.5′N 22°13.3′E / 37.6250°N 22.2217°E / 37.6250; 22.2217Coordinates: 37°37.5′N 22°13.3′E / 37.6250°N 22.2217°E / 37.6250; 22.2217
CountryGreece
Administrative regionPeloponnese
Regional unitArcadia
MunicipalityTripoli
Municipal unitFalanthos
Elevation
1,220 m (4,000 ft)
Community
 • Population57 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
221 00
Area code(s)2710
Vehicle registrationTP

Alonistaina (Greek: Αλωνίσταινα) is a mountain village in the municipal unit of Falanthos, Arcadia, Greece. It is situated in the forested northern Mainalo mountains, at about 1,220 m. elevation, making it one of the highest villages in the Peloponnese. It is considered a traditional settlement and is situated 6 km north of Piana, 6 km southeast of Vytina, 9 km southwest of Levidi and 18 km northwest of Tripoli. Alonistaina has a school and a church (Agia Paraskevi).

Description

The village at 1150 m in the Mainalo mountains is one of the highest villages of Arcadia, Peloponnese. Kefalovriso is the largest karst spring in the area; it is dedicated to Saint Nicholas.

Historical population

Alonistaina village from Mount Mainalon
Alonistaina village from Mount Mainalon
Karst spring at the slopes of Mainalo mountains
Karst spring at the slopes of Mainalo mountains
Year Population
1981 137
1991 148
2001 117
2011 57

Notable people


Notes

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Επίτομο Γεωγραφικό Λεξικό της Ελλάδος (Geographical Dictionary of Greece), Μιχαήλ Σταματελάτος, Φωτεινή Βάμβα-Σταματελάτου, εκδ. Ερμής, ΑΘήνα 2001

See also