|Tenea - Statistics|
37.868/37°52'6' N lat.
22.808/22°48'29' E long
about 100 m
about 1,200 m
|Postal code:||200 08|
|Area/distance code:||11-30-27410 (030-27410)-97 through 99|
|3-letter abbreviation:||TEN Tenea|
Chiliomodi or Hilimodi, (Greek, Modern: Χιλιομόδι, Ancient/Katharevousa: -on) older forms Chiliomodion, Hiliomodion and Khiliomodion is a village in east-central Corinthia in the Peloponnese. It is the seat of the municipality of Tenea (Greek: Τενέα) in which the name dates back to Ancient times. Chiliomodi is situated on the old GR-7, the old road linking Tripoli and Corinth. It is located 18 km SW from Corinth in Greece, 37 km N of Argos, about 45 km N of Nafplio and about 65 km (old distance: about 98 km) NE of Tripoli. It is also located 14 km S of GR-8A/E94, E65 northbound and about 15 km E of E65 with its nearest interchange near Nemea.
Chiliomodi has a school, a lyceum, a high school, a church, banks, a police station, a train station (Kalamata - Tripoli - Corinth) a water tower, a junior soccer team, and a square (plateia). Chiliomodi is situated in a valley and are made up of mixed farming including groves, pastures and some fruits and vegetables. Another small valley lies to the southeast. The mountains are forested. The southeastern part of the municipality are underpopulated and has a road linking to the northern part of Argolis where it forms its boundary with Mycenae. Other roads are gravel and unusable.
Chiliomodi also has a forest which is named Magemeno including a camp, an observatory named Stephanoin.
Communities and subdivisions
- Irene Papas (b. March 9, 1926 as Irene Lelekou)
- Nektaria Sofou-Boustris, a vocalist for the Journey to Ithaca
- Chiliomodi Public School (in Greek)
- Apollo of Tenea
- Kouros from Tenea - University of South Carolina
- Kouros from Itea - aegean.gr
|Northwest: Vocha||North: Assos-Lechaio and Corinth|