Lagadia
Λαγκάδια
Lagadia Arcadia Photo Collage.jpg
Lagadia is located in Greece
Lagadia
Lagadia
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 37°41′N 22°2′E / 37.683°N 22.033°E / 37.683; 22.033Coordinates: 37°41′N 22°2′E / 37.683°N 22.033°E / 37.683; 22.033
CountryGreece
Administrative regionPeloponnese
Regional unitArcadia
MunicipalityGortynia
 • Municipal unit79.48 km2 (30.69 sq mi)
Elevation
976 m (3,202 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Rural
355
 • Municipal unit
636
 • Municipal unit density8.0/km2 (21/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
220 03
Area code(s)27950
Vehicle registrationTP

Lagadia (Greek: Λαγκάδια) 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 a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 79.475 km2.[3] The seat of the municipality was the village Lagadia. It is considered a traditional settlement and is situated on a mountain slope, at about 1000 m elevation. It is 5 km east of Lefkochori, 10 km north of Dimitsana and 36 km northwest of Tripoli. The Greek National Road 74 (Pyrgos - Olympia - Tripoli) passes through the village.

The village has a school, a church, a post office, and a square. Kanellos Deligiannis and his brother Dimitrakis Deligiannis, two of the many heroes of the Greek War of Independence against the Turks in 1821, were born here.

Subdivisions

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

Population history

Traditional houses of the village
Traditional houses of the village

Geography

Climate

Lagadia is located in central Peloponnese and has a Mediterranean climate with hot and dry summers and milder winters.[4]

Climate data for Lagadia, Greece
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °F (°C) 58.46
(14.70)
58.82
(14.90)
62.06
(16.70)
67.64
(19.80)
76.1
(24.5)
84.38
(29.10)
88.16
(31.20)
88.16
(31.20)
83.3
(28.5)
75.74
(24.30)
67.1
(19.5)
60.62
(15.90)
72.545
(22.53)
Average low °F (°C) 41.36
(5.20)
41.54
(5.30)
42.98
(6.10)
47.3
(8.5)
53.96
(12.20)
60.26
(15.70)
64.22
(17.90)
64.4
(18.0)
60.44
(15.80)
54.86
(12.70)
48.74
(9.30)
43.88
(6.60)
51.995
(11.11)
Source: <yr.no >"Weather statistics for Lagadia". Weather statistics for Lagadia, Peloponnese (Greece). yr.no. 2016. Retrieved 12 September 2016.

Photo gallery

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ "ΦΕΚ B 1292/2010, Kallikratis reform municipalities" (in Greek). Government Gazette.
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.
  4. ^ "Weather". Lonely Planet. Lonely Planet. Retrieved 24 February 2014.