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Makrysi (Greek: Μακρύσι, before 1927: Σιάλεσι - Sialesi[1]) is a village and a community in the municipality of Megalopoli, Arcadia, Greece. It is situated on a hillside on the left bank of the river Elissonas, at 496 m elevation. It is 3 km northwest of Mallota and 3 km northeast of Megalopoli town centre. The community consists of the villages Makrysi and Kato Makrysi. Kato Makrysi is situated at 450 m elevation. Zacharias Barbitsiotis, an anti-Ottoman insurgent defeated the Turks in Sialesi in the 1780s.

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Historical population
Year Total population Makrysi Kato Makrysi
1981 - 153 -
1991 190 79 111
2001 172 53 119
External links

Arcadia - Makrysi (in Greek)
Makrysi on GTP Travel Pages

See also

List of settlements in Arcadia


^ Name changes of settlements in Greece

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