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For the ruined monastery in Corinthia, Greece, see Zaraka Monastery.
Zarakas is located in Greece
Coordinates: 36°51′N 23°00′E / 36.850°N 23.000°E / 36.850; 23.000Coordinates: 36°51′N 23°00′E / 36.850°N 23.000°E / 36.850; 23.000
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Laconia
Municipality Monemvasia
 • Municipal unit 237.2 km2 (91.6 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 1,378
 • Municipal unit density 5.8/km2 (15/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration AK

Zarakas (Greek: Ζάρακας) is a municipal unit[2] and a former municipality in Laconia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the Monemvasia municipality.[3] The municipal unit has an area of 237.226 km2.[4] Population 1,378 (2011). The seat of the municipality was in the town of Reichea. The municipal unit consists of the following local communities (constituent villages between brackets):


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ δημοτική ενότητα - dimotiki enotita
  3. ^ "Kallikratis law" (PDF) (in Greek). Greece Ministry of Interior. 11 August 2010. Archived (PDF) from the original on 15 May 2011. 
  4. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.