|Administrative region:||West Greece|
|Population statistics (as of 2001)|
|Time zone:||EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)|
|Elevation (center):||832 m (2,730 ft)|
|Postal code:||300 22|
Platanos (Greek: Πλάτανος meaning maple) is a village and a former municipality in Aetolia-Acarnania, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Nafpaktia, of which it is a municipal unit. Population 1,775 (2001). The village population was 324 in 2001 and the municipal district was 404. It is linked with the road linking to Nafpaktos and the new dam as well as a mountain road to the north. Platanos is located in the mountainous region and are surrounded by forested mountains. The Evinos River is situated east of the town.
The municipal unit Platanos is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):
- Platanos (Platanos, Kato Platanos)
- Agios Dimitrios
- Arachova (Arachova, Kranes)
- Dendrochori (uninhabited)
- Neochori Nafpaktias (Neochori, Petroto)
- Chomori (Chomori, Agia Triada)
Platanos has schools, lyceums or middle schools, a few gymnasia or secondary schools, churches, a post office, banks, and a few squares (plateies).
- De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 793 KB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003.
- Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
- Municipality of Platanos (Greek)
- Platanos (municipality) on GTP Travel Pages (in English and Greek)
- Platanos (village) on GTP Travel Pages (in English and Greek)
- Oiniades on culture.gr
- Chomori Village (municipality of Platanos) (in English and Greek)