|Administrative region||North Aegean|
|• Municipal unit||172.6 km2 (66.6 sq mi)|
|• Municipal unit||5,288|
|• Municipal unit density||31/km2 (79/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Polichnitos (Greek: Πολίχνιτος) is a town and a former municipality on the island of Lesbos, North Aegean, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Lesbos, of which it is a municipal unit. Population 5,288 (2001). The municipal unit is located in the central south coast of the island, adjacent to the south side of the Bay of Kalloni. It has a land area of 172.629 km². Its municipal seat is in the town of Polichnítos (pop. 2,763). The next largest towns are Vrísa (798), Vasiliká (557), and Lisvóri (516).
- De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003.
- Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
- Local website (English) (German) (Greek)
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