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Vlachorraptis
Βλαχορράπτης

Coordinates: 37°32′N 22°01′E / 37.533°N 22.017°E / 37.533; 22.017Coordinates: 37°32′N 22°01′E / 37.533°N 22.017°E / 37.533; 22.017{{#coordinates:37|32|N|22|01|E|type:city_region:GR|| |primary |name=

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Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Arcadia
Municipality Megalopoli
Municipal unit Gortyna
Community
 • Population 101
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Vlachorraptis (Greek: Βλαχορράπτης, also Βλαχορράφτης - Vlachorraftis) is a village in western Arcadia, Greece. It is situated on a hill above the right bank of the river Alfeios, at about 650 m elevation. It is 2 km southeast of Sarakini, 2 km west of Atsicholos, 6 km northwest of Karytaina and 7 km southwest of Stemnitsa. In 2001 Vlachorraptis had a population of 101.

According to the ancient geographer Pausanias the city of Maratha (Μάραθα) was located on the site of the modern village. The modern settlement however was founded in ca. 1600.[2]

Population

Year Population
1981 101
1991 64
2001 110

Notable people

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References

  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.