Tegea

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There is also an ancient Tegea near Kissamos in the island of Crete, see Tegea, Crete


Statistics
Prefecture: Arcadia
Province: Mantineia
Seat: Stadio
Location: Template:Coor dms
Population: (2001)
 - Total
 - Density¹
 - Rank

 4,100

 -/km²</small>
Communes: 14
Elevation:
 -lowest:
 -centre:

around 600 m
650 m(centre)
around 700 m?
Postal code: 220 12
Area/distance code: 11-30-2710 (030-2710)
-55
Municipal code: 0518
Car designation: TP
Name of inhabitants: Tegean sing., -s pl.

Tegea was an important religious center of ancient Greek containing the Temple of Athena Alea. Tegea was sacked in 395 by the Goths.

Tegea is now located within the modern town of Alea, also it was referred to as Piali (not to be confused with Palaia Episkopi). Alea is located about 10 kilometers southeast of Tripoli. It is also a municipality whose seat is Stadio.

The province of Megalopoli is bordered to the west and the province of Kynouria is bordered to the east.

Contents

Nearest places

  • Alea
  • Stadio

Communities

Historical population

Year Municipal population Change
1981 - -
1991 4,539 -
2001 4,100 -439/9.67%

Persons

External links




North: Korythios and Tripoli
West: Valtesio and Tripoli (NW) Tegea East: North Kynouria
South: Skyritida

See also:

Template:Arcadiafr:Tégée la:Tegea nl:Tegea de:Tegea

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