|Elevation||113 m (371 ft)|
|• Population||290 (2011)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|Postal code||180 30|
Megalochori (Greek: Μεγαλοχώρι) is a village and a community in the western part of the volcanic Methana peninsula, Greece. It is located 3 km northwest of Methana town. The community consists of the villages Megalochori, Vathy, Kaimeni Chora and Megalo Potami. The ancient Acropolis of Methana, which was described by Pausanias, is located near Megalochori. Formerly the village was called Katoundi Imati, Albanian for "large village".
Near Megalochori is located the village Kammeni Chora. In this place the last volcanic eruption of Methana Volcano happened between 277 and 240 B.C., during the times of Antigonus Gonatas, king of Macedonia.
|Year||Village population||Community population|
- "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
- "Μεγαλοχώρι". dimostroizinias-methanon.gr. Retrieved 15 July 2016.
- "Το ηφαίστειο των Μεθάνων". troizinia-methana.gr. Retrieved 15 July 2016.