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Pagoi
Πάγοι
Agios Georgios Pagon beach
Agios Georgios Pagon beach
Location
Pagoi is located in Greece
Pagoi
Coordinates 39°42′N 19°42′E / 39.7°N 19.7°E / 39.7; 19.7Coordinates: 39°42′N 19°42′E / 39.7°N 19.7°E / 39.7; 19.7
Government
Country: Greece
Periphery: Ionian Islands
Prefecture: Corfu
Municipality: Agios Georgios
Population statistics (as of 2001[1])
City
 - Population: 614
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Auto: ΚΥ

Pagoi or Pagi (Πάγοι) is an old village with real Greek countryside in the NW corner of Corfu Island in Greece. It is a municipal district of the municipality Agios Georgios.

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Pagoi

The village Pagoi had 394 inhabitants at the 2001 census.

Agios Georgios Pagon

The village Agios Georgios Pagon had 74 inhabitants at the 2001 census. It is a settlement which saw tourism in the third quarter of the 20th century. It has a store and the Tsimbougis house in the south side of the beach (building first completed in the 18th century) and the Tagkos or Tagos store next to the Saint George church in the beginning of the 20th century. In the southern part of the bay next to the Tsimpougis has preserved rubble on its old settlement which was destroyed in the earlier era. Agios Georgios has a church Agios Georgios (15th century), restaurants, hotels, rooms to let, bars, taverns, sea sports, tourism agencies, Rent Car offices, Rent Boat offices.

Prinylas

The village Prinylas had 71 inhabitants at the 2001 census. The village is built in a panoramic setting above Agios Georgios Bay, it offers a view of the hills and mountains of the western and northwestern Corfu. It was part of the Byzantine Decarch and was mentioned in 1200. Common last name was Gialopsos (Γιαλοψός). It is a settlement with characteristic streets, houses and archives from the 17th century. Prinyla has a central church, Agios Nikolaos, constructed in the 14th century, typical paths, a square (plateia) and it is a preservable village.

Vatonies

The village Vatonies had 75 inhabitants at the 2001 census. Vatonies has a church Agion Apostolon and a tavern.

Last names

Common last names of the area are:

  • Payatakis (probably from Crete 17th century
  • Romeo (probably from ancient Italy or Crete 17th century)
  • Ruva (probably from ancient Italy or Crete 17th century)
  • Sinadinos (probably from Sinada in minor Asia 13th century)

Toponymy

  • La’koi
  • L’ampo
  • Loxi’
  • Karte’ri
  • Merovi’gli
  • Perivo’li
  • Skanio’
  • Va’rdies
  • Varko’
  • Vrisu’les
  • Vu’nos

Information from Prefecture of Corfu

References


Pagi - Paghi
Πάγοι
Statistics
Prefecture: Corfu
Island: Corfu
Municipality: Agios Georgios
Municipal district: Pagi
Location:
Latitude:
Longitude:

39.707946
19.70295
Population: (2001)
-Settlement
-Percent of the municipal district
-Percent of the municipality

74 (-3 or -3.9%)
10.95%
1/48%

Altitude:
 -lowest:
 -centre:
N/A
120 m
about 600 m
Postal code: GR-490 83
Car designation:

Pagi or Paghi is an old village with real Greek countryside in the NW corner of Corfu Island in Greece

The name Pagi or Paghi (plural) is derived probably from the ancient Greek word Pax (Πάξ)- Pagos (Παγός) (means Rock) or the ancient Latin Pagus (fortified village or fortified hill and the Latin smallest administrative district of a province).

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Last names

Common last names of the area are:

  • Payatakis (probably from Crete 17th century
  • Romeo (probably from ancient Italy or Crete 17th century)
  • Ruva (probably from ancient Italy or Crete 17th century)
  • Sinadinos (probably from Sinada in minor Asia 13th century)

Toponymy

  • La’koi
  • L’ampo
  • Loxi’
  • Karte’ri
  • Merovi’gli
  • Perivo’li
  • Skanio’
  • Va’rdies
  • Varko’
  • Vrisu’les
  • Vu’nos

Near

Information from Prefecture of Corfu

Pagi in language

Pagi is also an Indonesian and a Malay word meaning morning.

Similar names

Pag (a Croatian island)


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