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Tourkolekas (Greek: Τουρκολέκας) is a settlement in the municipal unit of Falaisia, southwest Arcadia, Greece. It is situated in the mountains near the border with Messenia, at about 800 m elevation. It is 5 km west of Kamara, 6 km northeast of Pefko (Messenia), 8 km southwest of Leontari and 17 km south of Megalopoli. In 2001 Tourkolekas had a population of 301.

Nikitaras

Every August, Tourkolekas celebrates its Nikitareia festival in honour of Nikitaras, a Greek revolutionary leader. There is a marble statue of Nikitaras in the village.


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Population
Year Population
1981 318
1991 274
2001 301
See also

List of settlements in Arcadia

External links

History and information about Tourkolekas
Tourkolekas GTP Travel Pages

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