Synonyms for kastraki or Related words with kastraki
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() is an artificial lake near
in Aetolia-Acarnania, western Greece. The lake is drained by the river Acheloos, and fed by the rivers Acheloos and Inachos. It was formed by the
Dam, completed in 1969. Its area is about 28 km² and its maximum capacity is 950,000,000 m³ of water. It is used for the generation of hydroelectric power by DEI.
The new and current name of the village
(little castle) was given in 1927 when many Turkish-given names to villages and towns were changed into Greek ones. The name
was justified by the remnants of a Locric ancient castle at the borders of Locris and Aetolia about 3 km south west of the village Trikorfo.
Dendrochori (, old names: , "Dymbeni"; Bulgarian/Macedonian: Дъмбени, "Dambeni" or Д’мбени, "D'mbeni") is a village in the community
in the Kastoria regional unit, the region West Macedonia, Greece. Dendrochori is located approximately 10 km northwest of Kastoria and 6 km east of the center of the community
— the village Ieropigi. Dendrohori has 266 inhabitants (2011).
The municipal unit Efpalio consists of sixteen communities:
, Efpalio, Managouli, Trikorfo, Malamata, Marathias, Monastiraki, Klima, Sergoula, Filothei, Kampos, Potidaneia, Teichio, Drosato, Palaioxari, and Pyrgos.
Dam is an earth-fill embankment dam on the Achelous River near the village of
in Aitoloakarnania, Greece. It was completed in 1969 for the purposes of hydroelectric power generator, flood control and irrigation. The dam's power station houses four 80 MW Francis turbine-generators for an installed capacity of 320 MW. In 2010 the dam's overflow chute spillway was upgraded with 20 fuse plugs which increased the maximum height of the reservoir by and its storage capacity by .
Naxos is a popular tourist destination, with several ruins. It has a number of beaches, such as those at Agia Anna, Agios Prokopios, Alikos,
, Mikri Vigla, Plaka, and Agios Georgios, most of them near Chora.
Its popular nearby beaches include Parthena, located to the north and 600 meters (1800 ft) long, and Limanaki, to the west that goes on for 3200 meters (10,500 ft) till
There are five dams on the river. From upstream to downstream there is the Mesochora Dam which was completed in 2001 but has not impounded its reservoir. Below that is the Sykia Dam which is partly constructed. Further down is the Kremasta (1965),
(1969) and Stratos Dams (1989).
The Stratos Hydroelectric Dam () is a dam on the river Acheloos in Aetolia-Acarnania, western Greece. It is situated just east of the village Stratos, and 9 km northwest of Agrinio. The dam created the Stratos artificial lake. There are four more dams upstream from the Stratos Dam: the
Dam, the Kremasta Dam, the Sykia Dam and the Mesochora Dam.
(, before 1927: Ομέρ Εφένδη - "Omer Efendi") is a village in Phocis, Greece, part of the municipal unit Efpalio. It is near the left bank of the river Mornos and 3 km from the Gulf of Corinth. It is west of the village Efpalio and northeast of the town of Nafpaktos.
Krystallopigi borders Albania to the west; Prespes municipality to the north; Korestia municipality, Kastoria regional unit, to the east and southeast; and
community, Kastoria regional unit, to the south. A major road border crossing into Albania is located here. The Albanian side of the border crossing is known as Kapshtica, 9 km east from Bilisht.
Melissa (Greek: Μέλισσα meaning "bee", before 1957: Καστράκι - "
") is a village in the municipal unit of Lechaina in Elis, Greece. In 2001 its population was 328. Its elevation is 100 m. The village is situated on a low hill, 10 km east of Lechaina proper, on the road to Borsi. The village has a school and a church named Agios Tryphonas.
On exiting the Kremasta reservoir, the river flows southwest into Aetolia-Acarnania, feeding the
reservoir, west of the Panaitoliko range. downstream from this lake, it flows into the Stratos reservoir. Further downstream, it runs through the lowlands west of Agrinio. It finally empties into the Ionian Sea, west of Missolonghi.
Lakes include the Amvrakia, the Lysimachia, Ozeros, and Trichonida, and artificial lakes and reservoirs include
, Kremasta, the largest lake in Greece since its creation in 1970, and Stratos. Two lagoons are found in the southern part of the regional unit: the Messolongi and the Aitoliko.
() is a former community in Kastoria regional unit, West Macedonia, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Kastoria, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 78.415 km. Population 560 (2011). The seat of the community was in Ieropigi. The other village in the community is Dendrochori. The village Agios Dimitrios (Labanitsa) is abandoned today.
The oracle of Apollo Ptoios was located three kilometres northeast of Akraiphia. Pausanias reports that it was originally an oracle of Ptoios, a local hero who was son of Athamas and Themisto, but that he was displaced by Apollo. The name Ptoios was also that of the mountain which loomed over the oracle and was borne by Apollo as a local epithet. The hero had his own small sanctuary on the
, about a kilometre west of the original location which shows archaeological signs of activity from the seventh century BC until the 4th.
During the Interwar period, in spite of economical crisis, works of infrastructure took place in the city, like the paving of streets and the installment of electricity, while a water tower was installed in 1930. At the same time excavations revealed the ancient city of Agrinion. Growth and prosperity returned after World War II and the Greek Civil War. This growth was boosted by the building of two major hydroelectric dam installations at Kremasta and
, on the north of the city. The tobacco industry and olive tree cultivation became the main income sources of the city.
During the 400 years of Turkish occupation the most fertile lands of Greece were given to prominent Turkish families or officials. As a result, Greeks out of necessity were located in non-prime agricultural lands — mainly mountainous areas where they were not bothered as much by Turkish authorities. Phocis was not any different; Turks had taken from Greeks most fertile areas of Mornos plains as it is evidenced by the township names of Omer Efendi (
), Hasan–Aga (Agios Polykarpos), Sule (short for Suleiman) today’s Efpalio.
In the 1960s, the Kremasta Dam in the Aitoloacarnania-Evrytania boundary was under construction. The area is not forested. The dam, made of concrete, took years to complete, eventually flooding a portion of the western part of the prefecture of Eurytania. The dam includes a power station with transformer lines in the east. The dam powers electricity for the western part of Greece and the central part. It caused some soil erosion in some flooded valleys. The
Dam is downstream and was completed in 1969. Downstream of Katsiki, the Stratos Dam was completed in 1989. The arch bridges includes the Karafilio and the Ardanovo.
is near the site of the ancient town of Oineon in Ozolian Locris of ancient Greece. Oineon was famous for the temple of Nemean Zeus and the site of Hesiod's death. Hesiod was the second most ancient Greek poet after Homer; he lived between 750 BC and 700 BC. He was born in Ascra of Boeotia and is known as the father of the didactic epic. He spent a good part of his life in Hesperia Locris that inspired him to write his epics. According to the story while Hesiod was a guest at the place of the Nafpaktian priest Ganyctora he insulted his daughter. Her brothers Ktimenos and Antifos killed him in the temple of Nemean Zeus where he asked for asylum. He was buried in all likelihood in Oineon or, as others claim, in Nafpaktos.
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