Mykines, Greece

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
For other uses, see Mykines (disambiguation).
Mykines
Μυκήνες
Mykines is located in Greece
Mykines
Mykines
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
Elevation 75 m (246 ft)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 4,349
Community
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] 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.

Historical population[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. ^ Name changes of settlements in Greece
  3. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)