Ladas, Messenia

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Coordinates: 37°5′N22°13′E / 37.083°N 22.217°E / 37.083; 22.217 Coordinates: 37°5′N22°13′E / 37.083°N 22.217°E / 37.083; 22.217
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Messenia
Municipality Kalamata
Municipal unit Kalamata
Population (2011) [1]
   Rural 85
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration KM

Ladas (Λαδάς) is a small village in Greece, part of the municipality Kalamata, Messenia. It is located on Taygetos, and is one of the six villages which make up Alagonia. As of 2011, the village had 85 residents. The village was named for an athlete, Ladas, who took first place in the discus in the Ancient Olympic Games.

Greece republic in Southeast Europe

Greece, officially the Hellenic Republic, self-identified and historically known as Hellas, is a country located in Southern and Southeast Europe, with a population of approximately 11 million as of 2016. Athens is the nation's capital and largest city, followed by Thessaloniki.

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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.

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