Cathedral in Gargaliani
|Population statistics (as of 2001)|
|- Area:||122.7 km2 (47 sq mi)|
|- Density:||74 /km2 (192 /sq mi)|
|Time zone:||EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)|
|Elevation (center):||294 m (965 ft)|
|Postal code:||244 00|
Gargalianoi (Greek: Γαργαλιάνοι) is a former municipality in Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Trifylia, of which it is a municipal unit. It is passed by Greek National Road 9. It is located south of Pyrgos, Kyparissia and 15 km south of Filiatra, north of Pylos and Methoni and west of Kalamata (68 km) and Messene.
The town has schools from kindergarten through high school (gymnasium), a church, a central square along with Kolokotroni Square, banks, and a hotel named Ionian View. The sporting facility is to the west.
The area outside the city is surrounded with hills covered with olive trees and grapevines. The nearest campground is Camping Proti in Marathopoli.
The municipal unit Gargalianoi is subdivided into the following communities:
- United States Vice President Spiro Agnew
- Officer of the Hellenic Army, during the Greek Struggle for Macedonia, Tellos Agras.
|Year||Town population||Municipality population|
- 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 Gargalianoi
- History of Gargalianoi (also in Greek )
- http://www.messinia.gr/tedk/gargaliani.htm (in Greek)