Vangos

Vangos (Greek: Βάγγος), older form: Vaggos, is a Greek village located around 11 km northeast of Megalopoli, 18 to 19 km north from the nearest interchange with the GR-7/E65 (Kalamata - Megalopoli - Tripoli), about 52 km southeast of Andritsaina, about 23 km southeast of Karytaina and about 44 km west-southwest of Tripoli. Vangos had a population of 106 in 2001 for the village. Vangos is also in the municipality of Megalopoli. Vangos are connected with a road tgo Tripoli to the southwest and Karytaina along with Stemnitsa to the west which is connected with the Megalopoli - Alonistaina Road 5 km west.

Nearest places

* Kerastari, east-southeast
* Makrissi, south-southwest
* Nea Ekklisoula, west-southwest
* Trilofo, west
* Karatoula, west-northwest

Geography

Vagos is situated in a mountain slopes overlooking at the river which empties into the Alfeios westward. The mountains cover the area and are made up of rocks with grasslands and bushes along with a couple of forests and ungevetated spots at higher elevations. Farmlands are within the village. Its panorama includes the Lykaio mountains to the west, its nearby mountains can be seen.

Population

Year Population

1981 150
1991 144
2001 106

Other

Vangos has a church, and a square (plateia), its nearest school and lyceum (middle school) and gymnasium (secondary school) are in Megalopoli.

Links

* History and Information about Vangos


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