Platanos, Elis

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Platanos is located in Greece
Coordinates: 37°40′N 21°37′E / 37.667°N 21.617°E / 37.667; 21.617Coordinates: 37°40′N 21°37′E / 37.667°N 21.617°E / 37.667; 21.617
Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Elis
Municipality Archaia Olympia
Municipal unit Archaia Olympia
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 780
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Platanos (Greek: Πλάτανος meaning plane tree) is a village and a community in the municipality of Ancient Olympia, Elis, Greece. It is located north of the Alfeios valley, 2 km southeast of Pelopio, 3 km northwest of Olympia and 15 km east of Pyrgos. The Greek National Road 74 (Pyrgos - Tripoli) passes south of Platanos. In 2011 Platanos had a population of 766 for the village, and 780 for the community, which includes the small village Agios Georgios.


Year Village population Community population
1981 1,185 -
1991 1,192 -
2001 1,583 1,590
2011 766 780

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