Sarakini (Greek: Σαρακίνι meaning Saracen) is a village and a community in the municipal unit of Gortyna, western Arcadia, Greece. It is situated on a hill above the right bank of the river Alfeios, at about 450 m elevation. It is 2 km northwest of Vlachorraptis, 4 km northeast of Theisoa (Elis), 7 km northwest of Karytaina and 8 km southwest of Dimitsana. In 2001 Sarakini had a population of 37 for the village and 114 for the community, which includes the villages Kryonero and Palaiokastro.
Year Population Community population
1981 - 156
1991 56 -
2001 37 114
List of settlements in Arcadia
History and information about Sarakini
Sarakini on the GTP Travel Pages
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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