The Mani Peninsula (Greek: Μάνη, Mánē), also long known by its medieval name Maina or Maïna (Μαΐνη), is a geographical and cultural region in Greece. The capital city of Mani is Areopoli. Mani is the central peninsula of the three which extend south…
Latitude and longitude of Gytheion
Gytheio (Greek: Γύθειο, [ˈʝiθio]), the ancient Gythium or Gytheion (Ancient Greek: Γύθειον), is a town and a former municipality in Laconia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality East Mani, of which it is a municipal unit. It was the seaport of Sparta, some 40 kilometres (25 miles) north. Gytheio used to be an important port until it was destroyed in 4th century AD, possibly by an earthquake. Today it is the largest and most important town in Mani.
Latitude: 36° 45' 18.00" N
Longitude: 22° 33' 51.01" E
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The Eurotas or Evrotas (Greek: Ευρώτας) is the main river of Laconia and one of the major rivers of the Peloponnese, in Greece. The river's springs are located just northwest of the border between Laconia and Arcadia, at Skortsinos. The river is als…
Areopoli (Greek: Αρεόπολη, before 1912 also: Τσίμοβα - Tsimova), known as "Χειμαύα" (from Greek "Χειμαδιών") in the regional Maniot tongue, is a town on the Mani Peninsula, Laconia, Greece. The word Areopoli means "city of Ares", the ancient Greek g…
Asopos (Greek: Ασωπός; also Latinised as Asopus) is a village and a former municipality in Laconia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Monemvasia, of which it is a municipal unit. Population 4,…
Sparti Airport (Greek: Αεροδρόμιο Σπάρτης) (IATA: SPJ, ICAO: LGSP) is a military airport located 17 km (9 NM) south of Sparti (Greek: Σπάρτη), a municipality in the regional unit of Laconia in Greece.
Passavas (Greek: Πασσαβάς) or Las (Λας) is situated on the Mani Peninsula. In ancient times Las was a Spartan possession and in 218 BC the citizens of the city fought and routed and group of Philip V of Macedon's army. Las became part of the Union o…
Kelefa (Greek: Κελεφά) is a castle and village in Mani, Laconia, Greece.
Arna (Greek: Άρνα) is a village on the eastern slopes of the Taygetus mountain range, at an altitude of 700m to 850m (2,300 to 2,800 feet).
Pyrrichos (Greek: Πύρριχος), called "Πούρρχο", pronounced Pourcho by local Maniots, is one of the oldest towns in Mani peninsula, Laconia, Greece. It is part of the municipal unit East Mani.
Κalyvia (Greek: Καλύβια) is a village in Laconia, southern Greece. It is part of the municipal unit Gytheio. It has a population of 86 (2011).
Parasyros (Greek: Παρασυρός) is a village of the municipality of East Mani. Before the 2011 local government reform it was a part of the municipality of Gytheio. Parasyros is part of the community of Skoutari.
Milea (Greek: Μηλέα; also Romanized as Miléa, Milia and Miliá) is a village in the municipality of Lefktro, Messenia, Greece.
Drosopigi (Greek: Δροσοπήγη) is a town in Mani, Laconia, Greece. It is part of the municipal unit of Gytheio. Drosopigi is built on a mountain around 400 metres above sea level. Drosopigi has Maniot pyrgoi (towers). During World War II the Germans w…