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Kalavrita is mentioned in ancient Greece with the name Kinethi in 776 B.C.; this name revealed that the inhabitants of Kalavrita were very good hunters. Kinethi was located S.E. of Kalavrita, between St. Constadine Church and the Castle. The present name of Kalavrita firstly appeared in the period of Frankish Domination and derives its origin in the numerous clean water springs, that exists even today. The region of Kalavrita expands at an altitude of 756m (2,487 ft) in the mountain of Helmos, which is famous for its fir-trees. The province of Kalavrita offers numerous historic, archaeological religions and tourist attractions.
(http://www.ekalavrita.gr)

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