NEA Koroni

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Nea Koroni is a village in Messenia part of the municipality of Aipeia. Its population is 416.Originally there was one village named Kastellia on the nearby hill of Goula (less than 1 km away of Nea Koroni). At this location in the ancient times existed the city of Kolonides.The Greek Pausanias (geographer) in his book Messiniaka reports that the people of Kolonides stated that they were not Messenians but Athenians brought from Attica by Kolainos(Greek: ). Kolainos is said that he followed a prophecy and was brought to the location where he founded Kolonides by following a korydon (bird).