Artemisia, Messenia

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Artemisia

Αρτεμισία
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Artemisia
Coordinates: 37°6′N22°14′E / 37.100°N 22.233°E / 37.100; 22.233 Coordinates: 37°6′N22°14′E / 37.100°N 22.233°E / 37.100; 22.233
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Messenia
Municipality Kalamata
Municipal unit Kalamata
Population
 (2011) [1]
   Rural
136
Community
[1]
  Population142 (2011)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registration KM

Artemisia (Greek : Αρτεμισία, before 1927: Τσερνίτσα - Tsernitsa [2] ) 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.

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It is located in the west part of the Taygetos mountains on the GR-82 (Pylos - Kalamata - Sparta) between Kalamata and Sparta. It is 1.5 km southwest of Alagonia and 13 km northeast of Kalamata.

Population

YearVillage populationMunicipal district population
1981240-
1991327339
2001291310
2011136142

History

Until 1927, the village was named Tsernitsa. [2] From 1835 until 1912, it was part of the municipality of Alagonia. In 1912 it became an independent community, which joined the municipality of Kalamata in 1997. [3]

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References

  1. 1 2 "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. 1 2 Name changes of settlements in Greece
  3. "EETAA local government changes" . Retrieved 26 June 2020.