Platanos, Aetolia-Acarnania

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Platanos
Πλάτανος
Location
Platanos is located in Greece
Platanos
Platanos
Coordinates 38°36′N 21°47′E / 38.600°N 21.783°E / 38.600; 21.783Coordinates: 38°36′N 21°47′E / 38.600°N 21.783°E / 38.600; 21.783
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: West Greece
Regional unit: Aetolia-Acarnania
Municipality: Nafpaktia
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 1,611
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (center): 832 m (2,730 ft)
Postal code: 300 22
Telephone: 26340
Auto: ME

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.[2] Population 1,611 (2011). The population of the village was 207 in 2011 and the population of the municipal district, which includes the village Kato Platanos, was 253. The river Evinos is situated east of the town.

Geography[edit]

The municipal unit Platanos is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):

  • Platanos (Platanos, Kato Platanos)
  • Agios Dimitrios
  • Arachova (Arachova, Kranes)
  • Achladokastro
  • Dendrochori (uninhabited)
  • Kastanea
  • Klepa
  • Livadaki
  • Neochori Nafpaktias (Neochori, Petroto)
  • Perdikovrysi
  • Perista
  • Chomori (Chomori, Agia Triada)

Historical population[edit]

Year Village Municipal district Municipality
1981 - 358
1991 227 - 1,694
2001 324 404 1,775
2011 207 253 1,611

References[edit]

  1. ^ Detailed census results 2011 (Greek)
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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