Tourkolekas

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Tourkolekas

Τουρκολέκας
Tourkolekas is located in Greece
Tourkolekas
Tourkolekas
Coordinates: 37°15′N 22°7.2′E / 37.250°N 22.1200°E / 37.250; 22.1200Coordinates: 37°15′N 22°7.2′E / 37.250°N 22.1200°E / 37.250; 22.1200
CountryGreece
Administrative regionPeloponnese
Regional unitArcadia
MunicipalityMegalopoli
Municipal unitFalaisia
Community
 • Population190 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

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 2011 Tourkolekas had a population of 190. 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.

Population[edit]

Year Population
1981 318
1991 274
2001 301
2011 190

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  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.