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Cathedral in Gargaliani
Cathedral in Gargaliani
Gargalianoi is located in Greece
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 37°4′N 21°38′E / 37.067°N 21.633°E / 37.067; 21.633Coordinates: 37°4′N 21°38′E / 37.067°N 21.633°E / 37.067; 21.633
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Messenia
Municipality Trifylia
 • Municipal unit 122.7 km2 (47.4 sq mi)
Elevation 294 m (965 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 7,940
 • Municipal unit density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
 • Population 5,569 (2011)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code 244 00
Area code(s) 27630
Vehicle registration ΚΜ

Gargalianoi (Greek: Γαργαλιάνοι) is a town and 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.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 122.680 km2.[3] It is situated 4 km from the Ionian Sea coast, 18 km north of Pylos, 21 km south of Kyparissia and 43 km west of Kalamata. The Greek National Road 9 (Patras - Pyrgos - Pylos) passes through the town.


The municipal unit Gargalianoi is subdivided into the following communities:

Famous inhabitants

Historical population

Year Town population Municipality population
1981 5,430 -
1991 5,184 7,609
2001 5,970 9,083
2011 5,569 7,940


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.

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