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Prosilio (Greek: Προσήλιο, literally "sunward place", before 1927: Δοβίσδανα - Dovisdana[1]) is a village in the municipal unit of Tzoumerka (Ioannina, Epirus), Greece. It is situated on a mountainside of the Athamanika mountains, at 900 m elevation. It is 3 km southwest of Syrrako, 3 km west of Kalarites, 6 km north of Pramanta and 23 km southeast of Ioannina. Its population is 142 people (2001 census).

Prosilio is one of the Vlach-speaking villages of Tzoumerka (including Syrrako, Kalarites, Matsouki, Palaiochori and Vathypedo).

Year Population
1981 259
1991 159
2001 142

The community Dovisdana was created in 1919 (Law 184A - August 19), and was renamed Prosilio in 1928 (Law 81A - May 14). The community became a part of the municipality of Tzoumerka and became a municipality district under Law 244A on December 4, 1997. Its inhabitants were not of Vlach (Aromanian) origin but since they traded mainly with Vlachs they understood and spoke the Vlach language.
See also

List of settlements in the Ioannina regional unit


^ 1st and 2nd name change

External links

Prosilio at the GTP Travel Pages

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