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
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
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Messenia
 • Municipality 406.1 km2 (156.8 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 6,945
 • Municipality density 17/km2 (44/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

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] It comprises the western part of the Mani Peninsula.


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