Agios Floros

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Agios Floros
Άγιος Φλώρος
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Agios Floros
Coordinates: 37°10′01″N22°01′34″E / 37.167°N 22.026°E / 37.167; 22.026 Coordinates: 37°10′01″N22°01′34″E / 37.167°N 22.026°E / 37.167; 22.026
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Messenia
Municipality Kalamata
Municipal unit Arfara
Community [1]
  Population 226 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Agios Floros (Greek : Άγιος Φλώρος) is a village and a community in the municipal unit of Arfara, Messenia, southern Greece. The community consists of the villages Agios Floros and Christofilaiika. It is located on the National Road 7 Kalamata - Corinth, about 20 km north of Kalamata. The population of the community was 226 in 2011, of which 195 in Agios Floros proper and 31 in Christofilaiika.

Greek language language spoken in Greece, Cyprus and Southern Albania

Greek is an independent branch of the Indo-European family of languages, native to Greece, Cyprus and other parts of the Eastern Mediterranean and the Black Sea. It has the longest documented history of any living Indo-European language, spanning more than 3000 years of written records. Its writing system has been the Greek alphabet for the major part of its history; other systems, such as Linear B and the Cypriot syllabary, were used previously. The alphabet arose from the Phoenician script and was in turn the basis of the Latin, Cyrillic, Armenian, Coptic, Gothic, and many other writing systems.

Arfara Place in Greece

Arfara is a village and a former municipality in Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Kalamata, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 87.615 km2. Population 2,648 (2011). The village of Arfara lies about 15 km from Kalamata. Its name is taken from the first people who lived in Upper Arfara, the Arfaras, some of whom still live in Simi and Rodos. It was the seat of the former Arfara municipality. Arfara has 4 small areas called Servia, Lafazaneika, Skomara and Karagiorgaika.

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