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Dilofo is a mountainvillage in the region of Ioannina and belongs to the so called Zagoriavillages in the provence of Epirus, in the northwest area of Greece. Located at an altitude of 900 meters on the slopes of Mount Timfis, Dilofo belongs to the municipality of central Zagori and counts according to the last census of 2001 39 inhabitants who are predominantly engaged in farming and tourism.


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The name Zagoria originates from Slavic and means the area behind the mountains (Za-gora). It is a translation of the old name of the area (Paroraia) which a Slavic tribe, who lived here in the sixth century, used.

The Zagoria consist of 46 villages with 3,000 permanent inhabitants in the Pindus mountains in Northwest Greece. The natural borders are in the South formed by the Mitsikeli mountain, in the North by the river Aoos, in the East by the Lingos mountainrange and in the West by the mountain Timfi.

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