Myloi

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Lerna - Statistics
Prefecture: Argolis
Province: Province of Argos
Location:
Latitude:
Longitude:

37.547/37°32'48' N lat.</br>22.717/22°43'4 E long
Population: (1991)
 - Total
 - Density¹
 - Rank

 2,742

 -/km²</small>
Elevation:
 -lowest:
 -centre:
 -highest:

Argolic Gulf
29 m(centre)
around 500 to 700 m
Communes:
Postal code: 212 00
Area/distance code: 11-30-27510 (030-27510)-4
Municipal code: 0410
Car designation: AP
3-letter abbreviation: LRN

Myloi (Greek: Μύλοι), is a village and the seat of the municipality of Lerna in the southwestern part of the prefecture of Argolis. The old GR-7 is about 100 m from the train station of Myloi and is also accessed by a rare road linking Nea Kios - Nafplio and the rest of central and eastern Argolis. It is located about 62 km SSW of Corinth, about 6 km SW of Argos, about 140 km WSW of Athens, about 13 km W of Nafplio and about 55 km E of Tripolis. It is located next to the northwestern part of the Argolic Gulf.

Nearest places

Geography

  • Postal code: 212 00
  • Elevation: 29 m and sea level
  • Dialing code: +11+30-27510 (030-27510)-4

Historical population

Year Communal population Change Municipal population
1981 698 - !! -
1991 552 -146/-20.92% ! 2,742

Myloi has a school, a church, a post office, a train station (connecting with the line of Kalamata - Tripoli - Argos - Corinth) west of the square, a port and a square (plateia). The village also has a spring in the area. It also has campgrounds.

Much of the area in the northeast are used for farming while forests surround the town and the coastline, the rocky landscape of the mountains lie to the west.

Myloi also has a spring, a beach, a lake and a castle.

The settlement of Myloi dates back to around 2500 BC. For the earlier history of Lerna, see Lerna.

In recent history, Myloi was the scene of a battle during the Greek War of Independence. In 1825 a Greek force under Dimitrios Ypsilantis and Ioannis Makriyiannis - who was injured in the battle - fought against Ibrahim Pasha.


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