"For the settlement in the Etoloakarnania prefecture, see Palaiochouni"
Palaiochouni, Paleochouni, Palaiohouni or Paleohouni (Greek: Παλαιοχούνη), older forms: Paleochounio, Paleohounio, Palaiochounion, Paleochounion, Palaiohounion and Paleohounion is a Greek village located around 10 km east of
Megalopoli, 5 km west from the nearest interchange with the GR-7/ E65( Kalamata- Megalopoli- Tripoli), and about 23 km west-southwest of Tripoli. Palaiochouni is connected with the GR-7. Palaiochouni had a population of 73 in 2001 for the village. Mallota is also in the municipality of Megalopoli.
Palaiochouni is situated in a mountain slopes. The mountains cover the area and are made up of rocks with grasslands and bushes along with a couple of forests and ungevetated spots at higher elevations. The
Alfeiosriver lies to the south . Farmlands are also within the village. Its panorama includes the mountains around the area, not as much mountains can be seen.
The village used to have a large population before the beginning of the 20th century. After
World War IIand the Greek Civil War, the population began to decline as residents moved to larger towns and cities and outside of Greece including North America. The population between 1981 and 1991 declined by half but it recovered like some villages in the prefecture only by one inhabitant between the 1991 and the 2001 censues.
Palaiochouni has a church, and a square ("
plateia"), its nearest school and lyceum (middle school) and gymnasium (secondary school) are in Asea.
* [http://arcadia.ceid.upatras.gr/arkadia/places/paleohouni.htm History and Information about Paleochouni]
* [http://www.gtp.gr/LocPage.asp?id=8871 Palaiochouni GTP Travel Pages]
*Map and aerial photos:
**Street map information from: [http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=37.3915&longitude=22.2043&zoom=6 Mapquest] , [http://local.live.com/map.aspx?&lats1=37.3915&longs=22.2043&alts1=35 LiveLocal] or [http://maps.google.com/maps?||=37.3915,22.2043 Google] or [http://maps.yahoo.com/maps_result?lat=37.3915&lon=22.2043&mag=2 Yahoo! Maps]
http://maps.google.com/maps?ll=37.3915,22.2043&spn=0.11,0.18&t=k Google] or [http://virtualearth.msn.com/default.aspx?cp=37.3915|22.2043&style=h&lvl=15&v=1 Microsoft Virtual Earth] - image now available
List of settlements in the Arcadia prefecture
Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.
См. также в других словарях:
Athinaio — Αθήναιο Location … Wikipedia
Mantineia — Μαντίνεια Location … Wikipedia
Tegea — For another ancient Tegea near Kissamos in the island of Crete, see Tegea, Crete. Tegea Τεγέα The temple of Athena Alea at Tegea … Wikipedia
List of settlements in the Arcadia prefecture — This is a list of settlements in the prefecture of Arcadia, Greece. Contents 1 A–B 2 C–D 3 E–F 4 G–I … Wikipedia
Dara, Greece — Dara (Greek Modern: Δάρα, Ancient/Katharevousa: s), older Daras is a community in the municipality of Levidi in the northern part of the prefecture of Arcadia. Distances NW of Levidi NE of GR 33 43 km NW of Tripoli Nearest places Komi… … Wikipedia
Nestani — (Νεστάνη) is a small village around 15km from Tripoli in the Peloponnese, Greece. It is part of the municipal unit Mantineia. The municipal district Nestani also contains the village of Milea. The monastery overlooking the village is dedicated… … Wikipedia
Valtetsi — (Greek, Modern: Βαλτέτσι, Katharevoussa: ον on ), older forms: o and on, also with the first an e accented is a municipality and a village in Arcadia, Greece. Population 1,842 (2001). The seat of the municipality is in Asea. The municipality was… … Wikipedia
Orchomenus (Arcadia) — Orchomenos (Arcadia). Orchomenus or Orchomenos (Greek: Ὀρχομενός) was an ancient city of Arcadia, Greece, called by Thucydides (v. 61) the Arcadian Orchomenus (Ὀρχομενός ὁ Ἀρκαδικός), to distinguish it from the Boeotian town. Its ruins are near… … Wikipedia
Mallota, Greece — Mallota Μαλλωτά Location … Wikipedia
Kerastaris — (Greek: Κεραστάρης), also with an a accented. is a Greek village in the westcentral part of the Arcadia prefecture Kerastaris is in the municipality with Valtetsi. Lykocheia had a 2001 population of 146 for the village. Kerastaris is also… … Wikipedia