|Mesorrougi or Mesorougi|
|Municipal district:||Mesorrougi (seat)|
38.0145 (38° 0' 51") N 22.241 (22° 14' 26") E
| Population: (2001)|
-Percent of the municipal district
-Percent of the municipality
118 (+67 or +131.37%)
| about 700 m|
|Postal code:||GR-270 55|
|Car designation:|| |
Mesorrougi, also Messorougi and Mesorougi (Greek: Μεσορρούγι), older forms: -o and -on, also with an a accented is a small village in the municipality of Akrata, Achaia prefecture, Greece. Its 2001 population was 118 for the village and 279 for the municipal district. It is built on the slopes of Mount Chelmos (Aroania) and are filled with pines and fir trees including the Greek fir.
|Year||Population||Change||Municipal district population||Percent of the municipal district||Percent of the municipality|
|1991||51||-15 or -22.73%||-||-||-|
|2001||118||+67 or +131.37%||279||42.29%|| 1.67% (village)|
3.95% (municipal district)
The village has about 5 to 6 km of paved road and about 10 to 12 km of gravel road. It has about 6 to 8 km of hydro lines, phone lines are about 5 km.
Its geography consists of forests and grasslands, the forests covers much of the area with some grasslands, barren land are to the higher elevations. Farmlands are within the village.
Messorougi was ruled by the Ottoman Turks with the exception from 1681 until 1715 with the last of the Venetian rule, it became a part of Greece after the Greek War of Independence. One of the revolutionary leader Anagnostis Striftombolas who was born in Mesorrougi would fight for independence. From the early days of the country until 1912, Mesorrougi constituted a part of the municipality of Nonakrida. It adopted its current name in the early 20th century in order to no longer remind of a name during the Turkish rule. After World War II and the Greek Civil War, its buildings were rebuilt and emigration occurred at a higher rate and emigration will be to the lowest, the population lost by 40% between 1981 and 1991 and recovered between 1991 until 2001. Mesorrougi became connected with asphalt in the 1960s. More pavement was accessed in the late 20th century. Electricity, radio and automobiles were introduced in the mid-20th century, television in the late-20th century and computer and internet at the turn of the millennium. In the late-1990s, the ex-community (now a village) joined to become the newly formed municipality of Akrata.
Its main economy is agriculture, its main production includes olives, cattle, fruits, vegetables and other crops.