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Regional unit : Aitoloakarnania

Elaiofyto (Ελαιόφυτον) Aitoloakarnania

Elaiofyto (formerly Chlimboritas [1]) is a mountain village in the Regional Unit of Etoloakarnania at an altitude of 460 meters [1] [2]. According to the 2011 census, its population is 47 inhabitants.

Geography - Sights

Elaiofyto is located on the northern border with the Arta Regional Unit. It is 48 km north of Amfilochia and 26 km SE. from Arta. An important attraction is the monastery of Drymonari, which is located in the north of the village and the road to Floriada (Liaskovo). Since 1986 it has been described as a historic monument and "the catholic is a narrow royal building built at different times (dating to 1639), with a wood-carved iconostasis, a roof with a diamond-shaped façade, and is recorded in 18th century frescoes." Northeast of Eleofyto, in the old settlement "Megas Stournos", there is the homonymous waterfall 32 meters high.

Name - Administrative

Its old name is Chlimboritas and it is mentioned in 1961 that it belongs to the then community of Floriada. In 1978, with the Government Gazette 18A - 16/02/1978, it was renamed Eleofyton [5] and owes its name to the many olives that are cultivated in the surrounding area. According to the Kallikratis plan, together with Floriada, Chrysopigi, Katharovouni, Kastriotissa, Palaia Floriada, Paleokastro and Chrysorrachi, they constitute the Local Community of Floriada, which belongs to the Municipal Unit of Menidi of 2011 and according to the Municipality of Amfilochia. has a population of 47 inhabitants [3].

Population censuses
Census 1961 1971 1981 1991 2001 2001 2011
Population 335 [1] 262 [1] 167 [1] 121 [1]; 47 [3]
External links

Great Stournos - waterfall at https://www.youtube.com

See also

Elaiofyto of Agrinio: in the municipal unit of Neapolis of the municipality of Agrinio.


Michael Stamatelatos, Fotini Vamba - Stamatelatou, Geographical Dictionary of Greece, TA NEA, 2012, Volume I, p. 212.
"Elaiofyto (Village) AMFILOCHIA - GTP". www.gtp.gr. Retrieved July 20, 2019.
"Government Gazette of UNITED Population Results", p. 10716 (p. 242 of pdf)
"DIARKIS CATALOG OF CIRCULAR ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITES AND MEMORIES". listedmonuments.culture.gr. Retrieved July 20, 2019.
"EETAA-Hellenic Society of Local Development and Local Government SA". www.eetaa.gr. Retrieved July 20, 2019.

Municipal unit Menidi
Community Menidi
Elaiochori (Ελαιοχώρι, το)
Theriakisi (Θεριακήσιο, το)
Katsouli (Κατσούλι, το)
Lagkada (Λαγκάδα, η)
Menidi (Μενίδι, το)
Sykoula (Συκούλα, η)
Community Floriada
Elaiofyto (Ελαιόφυτον, το)
Katharovouni (Καθαροβούνι, το)
Kastriotissa (Καστριώτισσα, η)
Palaia Floriada (Παλαιά Φλωριάδα, η)
Palaiokastro (Παλαιόκαστρον, το)
Floriada (Φλωριάδα, η)
Chrysopigi (Χρυσοπηγή, η)
Chrysorrachi (Χρυσορράχη, η)

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