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Papagiannades village

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Papagianades is a small village located in the Lefki area of Greece, with a population of around 160 people. It is situated at an altitude of 480 meters above sea level and is approximately 90 km from Agios Nikolaos and 19 km from the town of Sitia. The village has a rich history, having been first recorded in an Egyptian census in 1834 with 8 Christian families. It was also recorded by Chourmouzi Byzantios in 1842 and in the 1881 census, the village had a population of 77 belonging to the Community of Handras.

One of the main attractions of Papagianades is the Ai Lias hill, which is of local interest. Additionally, the Monastirakia, a ruined Minoan settlement, is also located in the area. Visitors can also explore the church of Panagia Eleousa, which has frescoes dating back to the 14th century. For those looking to relax, the Panteli is a beautiful place in a gorge with lots of trees, connecting the villages of Papagianades and Maronia. The chapel of Virgin Mary is also worth a visit.

Overall, Papagianades is a charming village with a rich history and plenty of natural beauty to explore.

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Where is the village of Papagianades located?

The village of Papagianades is situated in the area of Lefki, approximately 90 km from Agios Nikolaos and 19 km from the town of Sitia.

What is the population of Papagianades?

The village of Papagianades has a population of approximately 160 inhabitants.

When was Papagianades first recorded in history?

Papagianades was first recorded in an Egyptian census in 1834 with 8 Christian families. It was also recorded by Chourmouzi Byzantios in 1842.

What is the local attraction in Papagianades?

The Ai Lias hill just before entering the village is of local interest as well as the Monastirakia, a ruined Minoan settlement. There is also the church of Panagia Eleousa with frescoes dated back to the 14th century. The sightseer can sit and relax at the marvelous Panteli, a place in a gorge with lot of trees, joining the villages of Papagianades and Maronia. The chapel of Virgin Mary is worth visiting as well.

What is the altitude of Papagianades?

Papagianades is situated at an altitude of 480 m above sea level.

How far is Papagianades from Agios Nikolaos and Sitia?

Papagianades is approximately 90 km from Agios Nikolaos and 19 km from the town of Sitia.

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