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A characteristic rural house of the area.It it very close from the bank of Trichonida lake.

Dafnias village

Dafnias,is a village of the municipality of Agrinio, according to the plan of Kallikratis, in the prefecture of Aitoloakarnania. With the previous program of municipalities Kapodistrias, Daphnias belonged to the Municipality of Makrysia. It is built in the area that in ancient times was the city of Metapa based on written testimonies of historian Polybius and geographer Strabo. It is located at the southeast end of Lake Trichonida and has a population of 316 inhabitants according to the 2001 census.

The occupation of the residents is agriculture, livestock farming and fishing in Lake Trichonida. The village of Analipsi is located about one kilometer to the east, where the ruins of an ancient temple dedicated to the god Apollo, from whose stones a part of the village church was built, in honor of St. John the Baptist.

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