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Daphnoula (Greek: Δαφνούλα, meaning little laurel from dafni and -oula) is a mountain village in the Prefecture of Ilia in Greece. It is located about 55 km E of Krestena and GR-9/E55, SE of Olympia, about 8 to 10 km N of Andritsaina, about 40 km S of Tropaia and about 55 km NW of Megalopoli. It is linked with a road to Andritsaina. There are no bridges over the Alpheus, the nearest bridge is the road linking Kallithea and Tropaia to the west and GR-76 to the southeast. The prefecture of Arcadia is to the north and east.
- Chelidoni (pop: 19)
- Andritsaina, S
- Matesi , SW
- Longitude: 21.96 (21°51'54') E
- Latitude: 37.788 (37°35'18') N
- Postal code: 270 62
- Elevation: 178 m
- Dialing code: +11+30-26260 (030-26260)
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Dafnoula has a small school, a church, and a small square (plateia).
Dafnoula sits on a mountain slope. The mountains surround the village with mainly grasslands and some rocky landscapes with a few forests. The Alpheus river is to the north and northeast and is located less than 1 km.
On July 11, 1997, a forest fire consumed most of the forests in southeastern Ilia burning a few kmē of forests. It happened between Matesi and Dafnoula. The fire occurred for about 3 hours and began at 08:00 (UTC)/11:00 (EET)
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