Argos-Mykines

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Argos-Mykines
Άργος-Μυκήνες
Argos-Mykines is located in Greece
Argos-Mykines
Argos-Mykines
Coordinates: 37°37′N 22°43′E / 37.617°N 22.717°E / 37.617; 22.717Coordinates: 37°37′N 22°43′E / 37.617°N 22.717°E / 37.617; 22.717
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Argolis
Area
 • Municipality 1,002.5 km2 (387.1 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 42,022
 • Municipality density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Argos-Mykines (Greek: Άργος-Μυκήνες) is a municipality in the Argolis regional unit, Peloponnese, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Argos.[2] The municipality has an area of 1002.508 km2.[3]

Municipality[edit]

The municipality Argos-Mykines was formed at the 2011 local government reform (known as Kallikratis) by the merger of the following 8 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

Province[edit]

The province of Argos (Greek: Επαρχία Άργους) was one of the provinces of Argolis. It had the same territory as the present municipality Argos-Mykines.[4] It was abolished in 2006. To the west, Argos-Mykines borders on the former municipality of Mantineia, in 2011, integrated with the municipality of Tripoli further west. To the north is the municipality of Corinthia, with Nafplio to the east .

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. 
  4. ^ "Detailed census results 1991" (PDF).  Archived March 3, 2016, at the Wayback Machine(39 MB) (Greek) (French)