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Tragano (Greek, Modern: Τραγανό, Ancient/Katharevousa: -on), older forms Traganon is a town and a municipality in the northern part of the prefecture of Ilia in the western Peloponnese. GR-9/E55 (Patras - Pyrgos) is 3 km E (old: 4 km) and is linked with a road connecting Andravida and Olga along with Borsi and Markopopulo and down to Agia Mavra, Roupaki and Amaliada. It is located 4 km E of Andravida, 68 km (old: 69 km) SW of Patras, W of Borsi and the Pineios River Dam, about 2 km NW of Agia Mavra, about 12 km NW of Amaliada, 35 km NW of Pyrgos, 33 km NW of the Pyrgos By-Pass, 4 km E of Andravida and 17 km (old: 19 km) E of Kyllini.

Division of the municipality of Tragano

  • Traganon / Δ.δ. Τραγανού [ 2.688 ]
    • Traganon / το Τραγανόν [ 2.283 ]
    • Markopoulon / το Μαρκόπουλον [ 169 ]
    • Olga / η Όλγα [ 188 ]
    • Pigadion / το Πηγάδιον [ 48 ]
  • Agia Mavra / Δ.δ. Αγίας Μαύρας -- η Αγία Μαύρα [ 550 ]
  • Simiza / Δ.δ. Σιμίζα (της πρώην κοινότητας Μελίσσης) -- η Σιμίζα [ 123 ]

Nearest places

  • Andravida, W
  • Andravida Military Airport, NW
  • Agios Georgios, WSW
  • Markopoulo, W
  • Agia Mavra, S
  • Stafidokampos, SW

Historical population

Year Communal population Municipal population
2001 2688 3361


Much of the population live inside the town. The rest live in a few communities

Tragano has a school, a lyceum, a gymnasuim, a church, a post office, and a square (plateia) which is situated in the centre.

The area are made up of forests in the north and bounding with the airport in the northwest especially the municipal border with Andravida. Farmlands lie around town and especially to the north and groves are situated in the southwest and southeast with a few forests. The hills lie to the east and has forests and farms lying to the east. The military airport is 7 km SE and 4.7 km SE directly.

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