South Kynouria

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South Kynouria
Νότια Κυνουρία
Leonidio municipality
Leonidio municipality
South Kynouria is located in Greece
South Kynouria
South Kynouria
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
 • Municipality 586.3 km2 (226.4 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 8,294
 • Municipality density 14/km2 (37/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

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 Leonidio.[2] 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.


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]


  1. ^ "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)