Stathas

Stathas (Greek: Σταθάς, before 1928: Δούνιστα - Dounista[2]) is a small mountain village and a community in western Greece. It is part of the Inachos municipal unit, Aetolia-Acarnania. At the 2011 census its population was 85 for the village, and 322 for the community, which includes the villages Potamia and Pavliada. The altitude of the village is 640 meters above sea level. The nearest major cities are Agrinio, Amfilochia and Arta.

Stathas

Σταθάς
Stathas is located in Greece
Stathas
Stathas
Coordinates: 39°00′N 21°16′E / 39.000°N 21.267°E / 39.000; 21.267Coordinates: 39°00′N 21°16′E / 39.000°N 21.267°E / 39.000; 21.267
CountryGreece
Administrative regionWest Greece
Regional unitAetolia-Acarnania
MunicipalityAmfilochia
Municipal unitInachos
Community
 • Population322 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

HistoryEdit

The village Dounista was renamed "Stathas" in 1928 after the famous 18th century armatolos Gerodimos Stathas, who came from Dounista. Other famous rebels, during the Turkish occupation of Greece, from the same village are:

PopulationEdit

Year Village population Community population
1981 - 503
1991 151 -
2001 168 467
2011 85 322

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Name changes of settlements in Greece