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Administrative Region : Central Greece
Regional unit : Fokida

Phocis, Desfina Municipality

Desfina

Desfina (Greek: Δεσφίνα) is a village of the synonymous former municipality with a population 2024 (2001) 200 km from Athens, 18 km from Itea and around 30 km from Delphi. In Antiquity the place was known as Echedameia.

Persons

Bishop Isaias who played a significant role in the Greek war of independence. He was killed 22 April 1821 by the Turks (the only Bishop who was killed in a fight during the Greek war of independence).

In Desfina is the monastery Timios Prodromos

Division of the municipality

  • Desfina / Δ.δ. Δεσφίνης [2431]
    • Desfina / η Δεσφίνα [2024]
    • Agios Andreas / ο Άγιος Ανδρέας [14]
    • Agios Nikolaos / ο Άγιος Νικόλαος [25]
    • Valtos / ο Βάλτος [47]
    • Genimakia / τα Γενημάκια [84]
    • Makria Mallia / τα Μακριά Μαλλιά [30]
    • Moni Timiou Prodromou / η Μονή Τιμίου Προδρόμου [95]
    • Potamoi / οι Ποταμοί [33]
    • Prosakos / ο Πρόσακος [37]
    • Stenos / ο Στενός [5]
    • Sykia / η Συκιά [37]

Links

http://www.desfina.gr/ (Greek Website)

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