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.
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.
List of settlements in Arcadia
History and information about Tourkolekas
Tourkolekas GTP Travel Pages
Municipalities and communities of the Arcadia Prefecture
Apollonas | Dimitsana | Falanthos | Falaisia | Gortyna | Iraia | Kleitor | Kontovazaina | Korythio | Lagkadia | Leonidio | Levidi | Mantineia | Megalopoli | North Kynouria | Skyritida | Tegea | Trikolonoi | Tripoli | Tropaia | Valtetsi | Vytina
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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