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For the river in Greece, see Arachthos (river).
Arachthos is located in Greece
Coordinates: 39°06′N 21°00′E / 39.100°N 21.000°E / 39.100; 21.000Coordinates: 39°06′N 21°00′E / 39.100°N 21.000°E / 39.100; 21.000
Country Greece
Administrative region Epirus
Regional unit Arta
Municipality Nikolaos Skoufas
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 6,011
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΑΤ

Arachthos (Greek: Άραχθος) is a former municipality in the Arta regional unit, Epirus, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Nikolaos Skoufas, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It is situated along the lower course of the river Arachthos, south of Arta. Population 6,011 (2001). The seat of the municipality was in Neochori.

Near Arachthos, there is the static inverter plant of HVDC Italy-Greece.


  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)