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Administrative Region : Peloponnese
Regional unit : Lakonia

  • Skala (Σκάλα) Lakonia
  • Skala is a town and a former municipality in Laconia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Evrotas, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 143.945 km2.[3] Population 5,933 (2011). Skala is known for organic food production and the organic wholesaler Stavros Darmos with his company Silver Leaf.

    History

    Following the Orlov events, in 1777, many inhabitants of Skala bearing the name "Mavroudas" (Greek: Μαυρούδας) migrated to Koldere, near Magnesia (ad Sipylum).[4]


    Notable people

    Tracy Spiridakos, actress

    References

    "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
    Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
    "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.
    H καταγωγή των Κολτεριωτών της Σμύρνης – Του Μωυσιάδη Παναγιώτη e-ptolemeos.gr (in Greek)

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