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Seires (Greek: Σειρές, before 1928: Βερσίτσι - Versitsi[1]) is a mountain village and a community in the municipal unit of Aroania, Achaea, Greece. It was named after the ancient town Seirae, that was part of Arcadian Azania. As of 2001, it had a population of 118 for the village and 392 for the community, which includes the villages Agioi Theodoroi, Agios Georgios, Krini and Thomaiika. Seires is situated at 940 m above sea level.


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Seires is 3 km west of Alestaina, 4 km northwest of Paos, 5 km east of Psofida and 23 km southwest of Kalavryta.

Population
Year Population Community population
1981 - 397
1991 107 -
2001 118 392


History

According to Pausanias, Seirae was an Arcadian city at the border between Cleitor and Psophis. The city was located near the Soron Forest and near the ruined settlement of Paos.[2] Seires was an independent community until 1997, when it joined the newly formed municipality of Aroania.
See also

List of settlements in Achaea

References

^ Name changes of settlements in Greece
^ Pausanias Description of Greece 8.23.9.

External links

Seires at the GTP Travel Pages

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