South Kynouria

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South Kynouria
Νότια Κυνουρία
Leonidio municipality
Leonidio municipality
South Kynouria is located in Greece
South Kynouria
South Kynouria
Location within the region
2011 Dimos Leonidiou.png
Coordinates: 37°10′N 22°51′E / 37.167°N 22.850°E / 37.167; 22.850Coordinates: 37°10′N 22°51′E / 37.167°N 22.850°E / 37.167; 22.850
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Arcadia
Area
 • Municipality 592.4 km2 (228.7 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 8,294
 • Municipality density 14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)

South Kynouria (Greek: Νότια Κυνουρία - Notia Kynouria) is a municipality in the Arcadia regional unit, Peloponnese, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town of Leonidio.[2] The municipality has an area of 592.439 km2.[3] It covers the central part of the ancient region of Cynuria (the southeast coastal area of the Peloponnese) and the southern part of the former Kynouria Province.

Municipality[edit]

The municipality South Kynouria was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.