Platanos, Aetolia-Acarnania

Platanos (Greek: ) is a municipality in Aetolia-Acarnania, Greece. Population 1775 (2001). It is known for its beautiful beaches and family-like atmosphere. There is a lovely Cornetto stand as well, located right by the seashore. The street serves as a multipurpose playground; children play handball, soccer, and ride bikes.

The Population of the village Platanos was 324 in 2001 and the municipal district population was 404. It is linked with the road linking to Nafpaktos and the new dam as well as a mountain road to the north. Platanos is located in the mountainous region and are surrounded by mountains with forests. The Evinos River is situated east of the town.

  • Platanos / Δ.δ. Πλατάνου [404]
    • Platanos / ο [324]
    • Kato Platanos / ο Κάτω Πλάτανος [80]
  • Agios Dimitrios / Δ.δ. Αγίου Δημητρίου -- ο Άγιος Δημήτριος [137]
  • Arachova / Δ.δ. Αραχόβης [250]
    • Arachova / η [242]
    • Kranes / ο Κρανές [8]
  • Achladokastron / Δ.δ. Αχλαδοκάστρου -- το [126]
  • Dendrochorion / Δ.δ. Δενδροχωρίου -- το [28]
  • Kastanea / Δ.δ. Καστανέας -- η Καστανέα [77]
  • Klepa / Δ.δ. Κλεπάς -- η [301]
  • Livadakion / Δ.δ. Λιβαδακίου -- το [52]
  • Neochorion Nafpaktias / Δ.δ. Νεοχωρίου Ναυπακτίας [151]
    • Neochorion / το Νεοχώριον [128]
    • Petroton / το Πετρωτόν [23]
  • Perdikovrysi / Δ.δ. Περδικόβρυσης -- η Περδικόβρυση [27]
  • Perista / Δ.δ. Περίστης -- η [117]
  • Chomori / Δ.δ. Χόμορης [105]
    • Chomori / η Χόμορη [77]
    • Agia Trias / η Αγία Τριάς [28]


Achladokastro is a mountain village (alt. c. 800 m), before 1928 it was known as Artovita. It was renamed Achladokastro fdue to the pear trees in the regio. Near Achadokastro is an old bridge from the 15th century.

Agios Dimitrios

Agios Dimitrios is a mountain village (alt. c. 650 m). The village was founded during the Greek war of independence after an older village was destroyed by Ottoman forces.


Arachova is a mountain village (alt. c.960 m). Near the village is the Evinos lake formed by the river Evinos.


Chomori is a small mountain village (alt. c. 700 m), together with Agia Trias a municipal district. The village had a population of 77 (2001), although usually like all mountain villages the population is much smaller in the winter and much larger in the summer .


Dendrochori (older form Dendrochorion) is a mountain village (alt. c 850 m) on a side of the mountain Kokkinia. In the past it was known as Ternova. It was renamed Dendrochori ("Tree village") due to the surrounding forrest.


Kastania (older form Kastanea ) is a mountain village (alt. c. 1200 m) build on the west side of the mountain Ardini.


Livadaki (older form Livadakion) is a small village before 1931 known as Avorani . An older settlement Kato Avorani was abandonded and the population moved into the current position Ano Avorani probably around the 16th century.,


Neochori (older form Neochorion) is a mountain village (alt. c. 730 m). It was named Neochori "New village" because an older village was abandonded during the Ottoman period. Neochori is with Petroto (Paliocechoro) part of the synonmous district.

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