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Kyparissia, Arcadia

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Coordinates: 37°26.7′N 22°04′E / 37.4450°N 22.067°E / 37.4450; 22.067Coordinates: 37°26.7′N 22°04′E / 37.4450°N 22.067°E / 37.4450; 22.067{{#coordinates:37|26.7|N|22|04|E|type:city_region:GR|| |primary |name=

Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Arcadia
Municipality Megalopoli
Municipal unit Gortyna
 • Population 95
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Kyparissia (Greek: Κυπαρίσσια) is a village in southwestern Arcadia, Greece. It is part of the municipal unit of Gortyna. It is situated near the left bank of the river Alfeios. 1 km south of Mavria, 3 km east of Kourounios, 3 km northeast of Isoma Karyon, 3 km west of Katsimpalis, 5 km southeast of Karytaina and 8 km northwest of Megalopoli. There are lignite mines east of the village. The ancient city Trapezus was situated near the village. In 2001 Kyparissia had a population of 95.

To the east of the modern village lay the ancient town of Basilis (Βασιλίς), which had largely vanished by the 2nd century AD, when the geographer Pausanias recorded that only the sanctuary to Artemis survived. The site is now being excavated.[2]


Year Population
1981 107
1991 111
2001 95

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  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39&NBSP;MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. ^ Δήμος Γόρτυνος: Δημοτικά Διαμερίσματα (in Greek). Municipality of Gortyna. 2003. Retrieved 6 March 2014.