Spilaio (Greek: Σπήλαιο meaning cave) is a village in the northern part of the Evros regional unit in Greece. It is in the municipal unit of Trigono. In 2001 its population was 443. It is in a relatively flat, agricultural area. The nearest larger villages are Dikaia to its north, and Plati to its southeast.
The village was founded by the Ottoman Turks, it was known as Ispitli then. After a brief period of Bulgarian rule between 1913 and 1919, it became part of Greece. As a result its Bulgarian and Turkish population was exchanged with Greek refugees, mainly from today's Turkey.
List of settlements in the Evros regional unit
Spilaio on GTP Travel Pages
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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