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Administrative Region : Peloponnese
Regional unit : Arkadia

Arcadia

Drakovouni (Greek: Δρακοβούνι, before 1927: Γλόγοβα - Glogova[1]), Arcadia, Greece is a remote village in the municipality of Gortynia, Arcadia, Peloponnese, Greece.


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It is situated at 780 m elevation, on the slope of a mountain also called Drakovouni, 1,077 m elevation. It is 4 km west of Prasino, 9 km south of Filia and 37 km northwest of Tripoli. The few year-round residents are involved in agriculture. The village is known for the victorious battle of the guerrillas against the Nazis on April 20, 1944. Drakovouni has an elementary school, four churches, and three monasteries.

Historical population
Year Population
1981 250
1991 120
2001 178
See also

List of settlements in Arcadia

References

^ Name changes of settlements in Greece

External links

http://arcadia.ceid.upatras.gr/arkadia/places/drakovouni.htm
http://www.inarcadia.gr/dd/drakovouni/img/drakov3-500.htm
GTP - Drakovouni

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