Levidi

Levidi

Infobox Greek Dimos
name = Levidi
name_local = Λεβίδι


periph = Peloponnese
prefec = Arcadia
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population = 4131
population_as_of = 2001
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elevation = 860
lat_deg = 37
lat_min = 41
lat_hem = N
lon_deg = 22
lon_min = 17
lon_hem = E
postal_code = 220 22
area_code = 27960
licence = TP
mayor =
website =


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Levidi ( _el. Λεβίδι), Arcadia, Greece is a small town and a municipality located in northcentral Peloponnese about 25 km via the bypass and 20 km north of Tripoli(s). The village sits on the eastern part of the slope of the Mainalo mountains and is also built over. The pine forests are surrounding the town while slopes lies to the west. The urban area's longest length from west and the east of about 600 to 800 m long and about 400 m to 500 m wide. The valley which contains potato and mixed farming is about 500 m lower which extends up to near Kandila and is east of Levidi. The city is passed by GR-74 and GR-33 for westbound lanes (Tripoli - Patras and Tripoli - Pyrgos). It also accesses for another road especially to GR-66. It is located about 130 km SE of Patras, S of Stymfalia, about 90 km SW of Corinth, W of Argos, WNW of Sparta, N of Kalamata, NNE of Kyparissia and E of Pyrgos.

Currently is facing a constructiom boom.

Communities and subdivisions

*Chotoussa (pop: 108)
*Daras (pop: 474)
**Diakopi (pop: 48)
**Kandila Monastery
*Kandila (pop: 876)
*Kardara (pop: 47)
*Komi (pop: 97)
*Levidi
*Limni (pop 260)
*Orchomenos (pop: 16)
**Roussi (pop: 4)
*Palaiopyrgos (pop: 325)
*Panagitsa (pop: 115)
*Vlacherna (pop: 568)

Information

It was the site of several battles during the Greek War of Independence from the Ottoman Empire.

The Tsardikos originated in Levidi.

Other

Levidi has a school, a lyceum, a gymnasium, banks, a post office, taverns, a hotel including one that is named "Arkadia" and squares ("plateies") which is located slightly west of the town hall at GR-74/northbound GR-33 near the forests.

Historical population

External links

* [http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?tb=1&city=Levidi&country=GR Mapquest - Levidi] , street map not yet available
*Coordinates: coord|37|41|N|22|18|E|region:GR
*http://users.esc.net.au/~conpapa/
*http://levidi.tripod.com/
*http://www.levidi.com/
*http://arcadia.ceid.upatras.gr/arkadia/places/lebidi.htm
*http://www.hellastourism.gr/levidi.html
*In Greek:
**http://arcadia.ceid.upatras.gr/arkadia/places/lebidi.htm
**http://arcadia.ceid.upatras.gr/arkadia/engversion/places/lebidi.htm
**http://www.inarcadia.gr/dd/levidi/levididiamoni.htm
**http://www.inarcadia.gr/dd/levidi/levidigenika.htm - General
** [http://www.e-city.gr/arkadia/home/view/1208.php Directory of Levidi]
**http://ta-nea.dolnet.gr/print_article.php?e=A&f=18139&m=N38&aa=1

ee also

*Communities of Arcadia


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