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Levidi (Greek: Λεβίδι) is a small town and a former municipality in Arcadia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Tripoli, of which it is a municipal unit.[1] The village sits on the eastern part of the slope of the Mainalo mountains. The pine forests are surrounding the town. The valley which contains potato and mixed farming is about 500 m lower which extends up to near Kandila and is east of Levidi. The Greek National Road 74 (Tripoli - Pyrgos) passes through Levidi. It is located about 130 km SE of Patras, S of Stymfalia, about 90 km SW of Corinth, W of Argos, WNW of Sparta, N of Kalamata, NNE of Kyparissia and E of Pyrgos.


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Division of the municipality

 Πελοπόννησος - Αρκαδία - Δήμος Λεβιδίου Λεβίδι, είσοδος στο χωριό

Levidi


Information

It was the site of several battles during the Greek War of Independence from the Ottoman Empire. The surname Tsardikos originated in Levidi.

Persons

Alexandros (Alekos) Papanastasiou ( Αλέξανδρος Παπαναστασίου) (1876-1936)., "Alexander Papanastasiou Museum"

Historical population
Year Municipal district Municipality
1981 1,442 -
1991 1,142 4,334
2003 1,219 4,131

References

^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)


External links

http://arcadia.ceid.upatras.gr/arkadia/places/lebidi.htm
In Greek:
http://arcadia.ceid.upatras.gr/arkadia/places/lebidi.htm
http://arcadia.ceid.upatras.gr/arkadia/engversion/places/lebidi.htm


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