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Arakynthos municipal unit
Arakynthos municipal unit
Arakynthos is located in Greece
Coordinates: 38°29′N 21°27′E / 38.483°N 21.450°E / 38.483; 21.450Coordinates: 38°29′N 21°27′E / 38.483°N 21.450°E / 38.483; 21.450
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Aetolia-Acarnania
Municipality Agrinio
 • Municipal unit 99.7 km2 (38.5 sq mi)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 6,397
 • Municipal unit density 64/km2 (170/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 300 11
Area code(s) 26350

Arakynthos (Greek: Αράκυνθος) is a former municipality in Aetolia-Acarnania, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Agrinio, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] It consists of the villages of Ano Kerasovo, Kato Kerasovo, Zevgaraki, Papadates (seat of the former municipality), Mataranga and Grammatikou.


  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)