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ⓘ Agios Georgios Langoura is a neighbourhood in the eastern part of Patras, Greece. The name comes from a nearby church and the rich family of Langoura, their hou ..




Agios Georgios Langoura
                                     

ⓘ Agios Georgios Langoura

Agios Georgios Langoura is a neighbourhood in the eastern part of Patras, Greece. The name comes from a nearby church and the rich family of Langoura, their house still survives into the present time. During the Ottoman rule it had all the consulates and the residents of the consulates. In the neighbourhood locates also the Pampeloponnisiako Stadium.

                                     

1. History

Farmlands dominated the area and were made up of fruits and vegetables including tomatoes, potatoes, cattle, olives and other crops until the 1970s. Its population used to work on agriculture. Housing developments did not arrive until the 1960s with six to eight story residential buildings. It extended into the western portion, the central portion in the 1970s and the eastern portion in the 1980s and the 1990s. Its street plan are mainly parallel, the divided street is to the south. Housing developments are steadily growing as it extends slowly to the east.

                                     
  • The Langoura or Laggoura Greek: Λάγγουρα family were a family in Patras, Greece in the neighbourhood of Agios Georgios Langoura that were company owners
  • Agios Georgios Greek: Άγιος Γεώργιος, for Saint George may refer to the following places: In Achaea: Agios Georgios Langoura a neighbourhood in Patras
  • Agios Alexios north Agios Andreas central, southcentral Agios Georgios Langoura east, southeast Agios Dimitrios east Agios Dionyssios central Agios Nektarios

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