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Lasiona (Greek: Λασιώνα) is a former municipality in Elis, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Archaia Olympia, of which it is a municipal unit.[1] Its seat of administration was the village Antroni. It is accessed by a road connecting Patras and Tripoli, the GR-33. It is located about 50 km S of Patras, about 70 km from the Rio-Antirio bridge, about 35 km W of Lampeia, about 100 km W of Tripoli, about 45 km N of Olympia and about 45 km NE of Pyrgos.

Historical population
Year Antroni population Municipality population
1991 245 2,127
2001 324 1,915

Tsipiana

Tsipiana

Division of the municipality

  • Antroni / Δ.δ. Αντρωνίου [ 802 ]
    • Panopoulos / ο Πανόπουλος [ 314 ]
    • Agios Georgios / ο Άγιος Γεώργιος [ 42 ]
    • Antroni / το Αντρώνι [ 397 ]
    • Chania Spartoulia / τα Χάνια Σπαρτουλιά [ 49 ]
  • Agia Kyriaki / Δ.δ. Αγίας Κυριακής -- η Αγία Κυριακή [ 121 ]
  • Agia Triada / Δ.δ. Αγίας Τριάδος -- η Αγία Τριάς [ 356 ]
  • Kakotari / Δ.δ. Κακοταρίου -- το Κακοτάριον [ 386 ]
  • Kryovrysi / Δ.δ. Κρυόβρυσης [ 622 ]
  • Tsipiana / Δ.δ. Τσιπιανών [ 275 ]
    • Tsipiana / τα Τσιπιανά [ 240 ]
    • Agios Andreas / ο Άγιος Ανδρέας [ 19 ]
    • Keresova / η Κερέσοβα [ 16 ]

Agia Kyriaki

Agia Kyriaki is a mountain village (940 m) on Mount Erymanthos (where according to Greek Mythology Heracles captured the Erymanthean Boar). Agia Kyriaki in the past was known as Kertiza.

Agia Triada

Agia Triada was called in the past Bokovina.

Antroni

Antroni (Αντρώνι) is a village near the site of ancient Olympia. Probably the village was formed earlier than 1200 . Like other parts in the Peloponnese it was ruled by the Ottomans from 1460 to 1685. Then it was ruled c. 30 years by the Venetians and again by the Ottomans.

Near the village is the gorge of Antroni. In Antroni is the byzantine church Agion Anargyron with wallpaintings.

Kryovrysi

Kryovrysi (older name Vervini or Dervini) is a mountain village (alt. c. 1000 m) on the Mount Erymanthos. Near the village are scattered parts of airplanes destroyed in a airbattle in 1940.

See also

Communities of Ilia

North: Tritaia
West: Pineia
Lasiona East: Lampeia
South: Foloi
References

^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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