Platanos, Aetolia-Acarnania

Summary

Platanos
Πλάτανος
Perista, one of the villages within the municipality of Platanos
Perista, one of the villages within the municipality of Platanos
Platanos is located in Greece
Platanos
Platanos
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 38°36′N 21°47′E / 38.600°N 21.783°E / 38.600; 21.783Coordinates: 38°36′N 21°47′E / 38.600°N 21.783°E / 38.600; 21.783
CountryGreece
Administrative regionWest Greece
Regional unitAetolia-Acarnania
MunicipalityNafpaktia
 • Municipal unit169.7 km2 (65.5 sq mi)
Elevation
832 m (2,730 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
1,611
 • Municipal unit density9.5/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
300 22
Area code(s)26340
Vehicle registrationME

Platanos (Greek: Πλάτανος meaning plane tree) is a village and a former municipality in Aetolia-Acarnania, West Greece, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Nafpaktia, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 169.678 km2.[3] Population 1,611 (2011). The population of the village was 207 in 2011 and the population of the municipal district, which includes the village Kato Platanos, was 253. The river Evinos is situated east of the town.

Geography

The municipal unit Platanos is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):

  • Platanos (Platanos, Kato Platanos)
  • Agios Dimitrios
  • Arachova (Arachova, Kranes)
  • Achladokastro
  • Dendrochori (uninhabited)
  • Kastanea
  • Klepa
  • Livadaki
  • Neochori Nafpaktias (Neochori, Petroto)
  • Perdikovrysi
  • Perista
  • Chomori (Chomori, Agia Triada)

Historical population

Year Village Municipal district Municipality
1981 - 358
1991 227 - 1,694
2001 324 404 1,775
2011 207 253 1,611

References

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ "ΦΕΚ B 1292/2010, Kallikratis reform municipalities" (in Greek). Government Gazette.
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.

External links

  • Municipality of Platanos (in Greek)
  • Platanos (municipality) on GTP Travel Pages (in English and Greek)
  • Platanos (village) on GTP Travel Pages (in English and Greek)
  • Oiniades on culture.gr
  • Chomori Village (municipality of Platanos) (in English and Greek)