Platanos, Achaea

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Platanos is located in Greece
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 (2001)[1]
 • Rural 408
 • Population 530
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 2001 Platanos had a population of 408 for the village, and 530 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.


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

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  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003.