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Trifylia is located in Greece
Location within the region
2011 Dimos Trifyllias.png
Coordinates: 37°14′N 21°40′E / 37.233°N 21.667°E / 37.233; 21.667Coordinates: 37°14′N 21°40′E / 37.233°N 21.667°E / 37.233; 21.667
Administrative regionPeloponnese
Regional unitMessenia
 • MayorGeorgios LeventakisMunicipality of Trifylia Official Website (Greek)</ref>
 • Municipality616.0 km2 (237.8 sq mi)
 • Municipality
 • Municipality density44/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
WebsiteOfficial website

Trifylia (Greek: Τριφυλία) is a municipality in the Messenia regional unit, Peloponnese, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Kyparissia.[2] The municipality has an area of 616.019 km2.[3] It was named after the ancient Triphylia region.


The municipality Trifylia was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 6 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]


The province of Trifylia (Greek: Επαρχία Τριφυλίας) was one of the provinces of the Messenia Prefecture. Its territory corresponded with that of the current municipality Trifylia and the municipal units Dorio, Eira and Nestoras.[4] The province was founded in 1833, comprising the northern part of the newly formed Messenia Prefecture. It was abolished with the administrative reform of 1836, but re-established in 1848. In 1899, along with the neighbouring Olympia Province (until then part of the Elis Prefecture), it formed the short-lived Trifylia Prefecture, which was abolished in 1909. The province of Trifylia was abolished in 2006.


  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.
  4. ^ "Detailed census results 1991" (PDF). (39 MB) (in Greek and French)