Platanos, Achaea

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Platanos
Πλάτανος
Platanos is located in Greece
Platanos
Platanos
Coordinates: 38°10′N 22°16′E / 38.167°N 22.267°E / 38.167; 22.267Coordinates: 38°10′N 22°16′E / 38.167°N 22.267°E / 38.167; 22.267
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Achaea
Municipality Aigialeia
Municipal unit Akrata
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 231
Community[1]
 • Population 259 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Platanos (Greek: Πλάτανος) is a village and a community in the municipal unit of Akrata, Achaea, Greece. In 2011 Platanos had a population of 231 for the village, and 259 for the community, which includes the mountain villages Ano Potamia, Korinthiako Balkoni and Tsivlos. The village Platanos consists of two parts: the seaside settlement Paralia Platanou (or Paralia Platanos) on the Gulf of Corinth and Platanos proper at about 250 m elevation on a mountain slope directly above Paralia Platanou. The villages Ano Potamia and Tsivlos are about 10 km south of Platanos. Platanos is 5 km west of Akrata and 18 km southeast of Aigio. The Greek National Road 8A (Athens - Corinth - Patras) and the railway Corinth - Patras pass north of Platanos.

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Year Village population Community population
1981 359 -
1991 396 -
2001 408 530
2011 231 259

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