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Antikalamos (Greek : Αντικάλαμος) is a village in the municipality of Kalamata, Messenia, Peloponnese, southern Greece. It is located 2 km southeast of Thouria and 6 km northwest of Kalamata city centre.
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.
Kalamata is the second most populous city of the Peloponnese peninsula, after Patras, in southern Greece and the largest city of the homonymous administrative region. The capital and chief port of the Messenia regional unit, it lies along the Nedon River at the head of the Messenian Gulf.
Gargalianoi is a town and a former municipality in Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Trifylia, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 122.680 km2. It is situated 4 km from the Ionian Sea coast, 18 km north of Pylos, 21 km south of Kyparissia and 43 km west of Kalamata. The Greek National Road 9 passes through the town.
Filiatra, is a town and a former municipality in Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Trifylia, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 114.877 km2. Filiatra is situated near the Ionian Sea coast in western Messenia. It is located 11 km northwest of Gargalianoi, 13 km southwest of Kyparissia, 29 km northwest of Pylos and 49 km west of Kalamata. The Greek National Road 9 passes through the town. Filiatra was founded around the 12th and the 13th centuries. It was built near the site of the ancient city Erana. Filiatra has several schools, churches and shops. A scaled reproduction of the Eiffel Tower stands at the entrance to the village. The local soccer club is Erani Filiatra.
Meropi is a village and a community in the municipality of Oichalia, in Messenia, Greece. It is located in the plains of northern Messenia, west of the Taygetus mountains. It is near a major highway linking Kalamata and Corinth, the Greek National Road 7. It is 1.5 km south of Oichalia, 3.5 km northeast of Meligalas, 21 km southwest of Megalopoli and 26 km north of Kalamata. In 2011 its population was 485 for the village, and 603 for the community, which consists of the villages Meropi, Allagi and Mousta.
Souli is a village and a community in the municipality of Megalopoli in southwestern Arcadia, Greece. The community consists of the mountain villages Souli and Derveni. Both villages are located in the mountains on the border with Messenia, at about 500 m elevation. Derveni is on the old road from Megalopoli to Kalamata, and Souli is 1 km southeast of it. Souli is 2 km west of Chirades, 4 km southwest of Paradeisia, 15 km southwest of Megalopoli and 30 km north of Kalamata. Souli suffered damage from the 2007 Greek forest fires.
Petalidi is a village and a former municipality in Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Messini, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 104.970 km2. Petalidi is situated on the western shore of the Messenian Gulf, 13 km southwest of Messini, 18 km southwest of Kalamata and 21 km east of Pylos. The road Greek National Road 82 passes through the north of the municipal unit.
Greek National Road 82 is a single carriageway road in southern Greece. It connects Pylos with Sparti via Kalamata. It passes through the regional units Messenia and Laconia, on the Peloponnese peninsula. Its length is 110 km.
Agios Floros 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.
Kopanaki is a town in northwestern Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece. It was the seat of the former municipality of Aetos and now it belongs to the municipality of Trifylia. Agriculture, specifically olive farming, is the main economic activity in the village. The community Kopanaki also includes the small villages Agios Dimitrios and Rizochori. Being the geographical and economic center of upper Trifylia, Kopanaki is well known for "pazari" (bazaar) or "agora", that takes place in the central square every Sunday since 1900 and attracts further population. The messenian tradition of baking "gournopoula" (pork) and selling it on the edge of the street started from this location, initially only on Sundays, for the visitors from far away, so they could have a hearty meal and the power to do the return trip. Today in many places of the region lying on main road someone can find grilled gournopoula.
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.
The Pamisos is the largest river of the Messenia regional unit of the southern Peloponnese in Greece. It is 44 km (27 mi) long, and its drainage area is 568 km2 (219 sq mi). Its source is on the western slopes of the Taygetus mountains, near the village Agios Floros. It runs through the municipal units of Arfara, Ithomi, Androusa, Aris, Messini, Thouria and Kalamata. It flows into the Messenian Gulf east of Messini and west of Kalamata.
Kampos is a village in the Mani Peninsula, in Messenia in southern Greece. It was the seat of the municipality of Avia. Kampos had 422 inhabitants in 2011. It is located at height of 350m, on the provincial road Kalamata-Areopoli, 22 km. away from Kalamata.
Messini is a municipal unit and seat (edra) of the municipality (dimos) of Messini within the regional unit of Messenia in the region (perifereia) of Peloponnese, one of 13 regions into which Greece has been divided. Before 2011 the same hierarchy prevailed, according to Law 2539 of 1997, the Kapodistrias Plan, except that Messenia was a nomos and the Municipal unit was a locality. The dimos existed under both laws, but not with the same constituents.
Triodos Airport, also known as Triodhon Airport, is an airport in the regional unit of Messenia in Greece. It is located 7 km (4 NM) from the town of Messini and 17 km (9 NM) from the city Kalamata.
Mikri Mantineia is a seaside village in the municipality of Kalamata, Messenia, Greece. In 2011, it had a population of 705. It is situated at 20 m above sea level, on the northeastern shore of the Gulf of Messenia. Its main industry is tourism. Mikri Mantineia is 2 km northeast of Avia, 3 km north of Megali Mantineia and 6 km southeast of Kalamata.
Artemisia is a mountain village in the municipality of Kalamata, Messenia, Greece. As of 2011, it had a population of 136 for the village and 142 for the municipal district, which includes the small village Agios Ioannis Theologos. It is situated at 860 m above sea level. Many of its residents live there only during the summer months.
Thouria 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 76.922 km2. Its population in 2011 was 2,721. It takes its name from the ancient town of Thuria.
The Archaeological Museum of Messenia is located in Kalamata, the capital of Messenia in southern Greece.
Exochiko is a village in the municipal unit of Filiatra in western Messenia, Greece. Its population is 179 people. Exochiko is situated near the Ionian Sea coast, at 60 m elevation. It is 4 km north of Filiatra, 10 km southwest of Kyparissia and 50 km northwest of Kalamata. The Greek National Road 9 passes west of the village.
The Nedonas is a river Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece. It is 22 km (14 mi) long, and its drainage area is 146 km2 (56 sq mi).