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Polythea

COUNTY: Messinia MUNICIPALITY: Trifylia

Clouds
14ºC

Population

100 - 500

Distance from nearest city

10-35km

TL;DR

A small village of 154, on an altitude of 461 metres, near Kalamata and Kyparissia; its residents are engaged in animal husbandry and farming.

Between Kalamata and Kyparissia, on an altitude of 461 metres, on the northwestern part of Messinia is the village of Polythea. It has 154 residents, mainly engaged in animal husbandry and farming, fig farming. The village used to be named Mallikion during the 17th century under the Turkish rule, named after the Turkish agha Mallik, and took its final name in 1954.