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Dimitsana (Greek: Δημητσάνα) is a village and a former municipality in Arcadia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Gortynia, of which it is the seat and a municipal unit. It is built on the ruins of the ancient town Teuthis. Its population is 730.
It is located SE of Olympia and Pyrgos, SW of Vytina, 60 km W of Tripoli, W of Megalopoli and Karytaina and NE of Andritsaina.
The village has a school, a historical library, several churches, a post office, a water-power museum, an open amphitheater, hotels and a square (plateia). The village is located on the valley which has a small creek to its west and the residential area covers the eastern part of a mountain. Another mountain is located to its west. The area north and east of Dimitsana is covered with pine forests. Deforested mountains cover the area west and south of Dimitsaina.
The municipal unit Dimitsana is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):