West Mani

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West Mani

Δυτική Μάνη
Dytiki Mani municipality
Dytiki Mani municipality
West Mani is located in Greece
West Mani
West Mani
Location within the region
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Coordinates: 36°51′N 22°16′E / 36.850°N 22.267°E / 36.850; 22.267Coordinates: 36°51′N 22°16′E / 36.850°N 22.267°E / 36.850; 22.267
Administrative regionPeloponnese
Regional unitMessenia
 • Municipality402.8 km2 (155.5 sq mi)
 • Municipality
 • Municipality density17/km2 (45/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)

West Mani (Greek: Δυτική Μάνη - Dytiki Mani) is a municipality in the Messenia regional unit, Peloponnese, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Kardamyli.[2] The municipality has an area of 402.809 km2.[3] It comprises the northwestern part of the Mani region. The southeastern part of Mani is covered by the municipality East Mani, in Laconia.


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


  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.