Ano Dorio (Greek: Άνω Δώριο) is a mountain-top village in Messenia, Greece. Ano Dorio is close to the larger village of Dorio, and has a population of 192. Since the 2011 local government reform, it is a community within the municipality Oichalia. Ano Dorio used to be known as, and is still referred to by many locals as, Soulima (Greek: Σουλιμά) - named after the Souliotes who settled there from northern Greece.
An essay posted on the website of the town's school describes the participation of the town locals, led by their priest, Dimitrios Papatsoris, in the Greek War of Independence. .
Notes and references
^ "Dorion". Athens2004.com. Retrieved December 13, 2005.[dead link]
^ "The Revolution of 1821 at Soulimochoria (in Greek)". Retrieved December 13, 2005.
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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