SPANTSI

The little village of Spantsi was forced by the Greek government to change its name to Fanos. It is about 23 kilometres southeast of Lerin on the ridge of Radosh Mountain. It is at at 21 degrees 36 minutes longitude and 40 degrees 40 minutes latitude and 680 metres above sea level. Its area is about 6.5 square kilometres.

The little village borders to the northeast with the village Ekshi Su, to the east with the village Sotir, to the southeast with Guljantsi, to the southwest with Ljubetino, and to the east it borders Radosh Mountain.

Before the start of the Greek Civil War about 65 residents lived in the village who were of mixed ethnic background - Macedonians, Vlachs and Greeks. The residents were employed in agriculture and raising livestock.

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