Mykines, Greece

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This article is about the modern settlement. For ancient archaeological site, see Mycenae.
For other uses, see Mykines (disambiguation).
Mykines is located in Greece
Coordinates: 37°43′N 22°45′E / 37.717°N 22.750°E / 37.717; 22.750Coordinates: 37°43′N 22°45′E / 37.717°N 22.750°E / 37.717; 22.750
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Argolis
Municipality Argos-Mykines
 • Municipal unit 159.0 km2 (61.4 sq mi)
Elevation 75 m (246 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 3,388
 • Municipal unit density 21/km2 (55/sq mi)
 • Population 354 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 212 00
Area code(s) 27510
Vehicle registration AP

Mykines (Greek: Μυκήνες, before 1916: Χαρβάτι - Charvati[2]) is a village and a former municipality in Argolis, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Argos-Mykines, of which it is a municipal unit.[3] The municipal unit has an area of 159.033 km2.[4] It is located 1 km west of the ancient site of Mycenae and 2 km east of the highway linking Argos and Corinth. It is 9 km north of Argos.


The village is named after the nearby archaeological site.

Historical population[edit]

Year Community Municipal unit
1981 440 -
1991 436 4,412
2001 422 4,349
2011 354 3,388


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ Name changes of settlements in Greece
  3. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  4. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.