Ano Pedina (Greek: Άνω Πεδινά, before 1928: Άνω Σουδενά - Ano Soudena[2]) is one of the villages in Central Zagori in the Ioannina regional unit, northwestern Greece. It is located on the western slopes of Mt Tymfi.

Ano Pedina
Άνω Πεδινά
Ano Pedina village.jpg
Ano Pedina is located in Greece
Ano Pedina
Ano Pedina
Coordinates: 39°52′48″N 20°42′21″E / 39.88°N 20.7057°E / 39.88; 20.7057Coordinates: 39°52′48″N 20°42′21″E / 39.88°N 20.7057°E / 39.88; 20.7057
CountryGreece
Administrative regionEpirus
Regional unitIoannina
MunicipalityZagori
Municipal unitCentral Zagori
Elevation
920 m (3,020 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Rural
144
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registrationΙΝ

HistoryEdit

The village is mentioned in a Golden Bulle of emperor Symeon Paleologos of Serbia from 1362. There are two monasteries, the monastery of Evangelistria and the monastery of Agia Paraskevi. The first is the oldest, restored in 1786, while the second was founded in 1750.[3]

Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ 1st and 2nd name change
  3. ^ Λαμπρίδης Ιωάννης "Ζαγοριακά", Τυπογραφείον Αυγής, Αθήνα, 1870