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Deskati (Greek: Δεσκάτη) is a municipality in the Grevena peripheral unit, Greece.

Deskati is famous for its Andromana, an event that happens at the end of spring, where men stand on each other's shoulders to create a large structure with their bodies. This event is similar to the Castells in Catalonia, Spain.

The main economic activity is farming, particularly of tobacco.
Municipality

Until 1964 the region of Deskati was part of Elassona in Larisa.

The population of Deskati is 5066. It is divided in

The new municipality Deskati was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 2 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[1]

Chasia
Deskati

References

^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

Municipalities and communities of the Grevena Prefecture

Chasia | Deskati | Gorgiani | Grevena | Irakleotes | Kosmas o Aitolos | Theodoros Ziakas | Ventzio

Avdella | Dotsiko | Filippaioi | Mesolouri | Perivoli | Samarina | Smixi

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