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Platanos (Greek: Πλάτανος meaning maple) 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.[1] Population 1,775 (2001). The village population was 324 in 2001 and the municipal district 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 forested mountains. The Evinos River is situated east of the town.

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Historical population
Year Village Municipal district Municipality
1981 - 358
1991 227 - 1,694
2001 324 404 1,775

Lists of miscellaneous information should be avoided. Please relocate any relevant information into appropriate sections or articles. (November 2011)

Platanos has schools, lyceums or middle schools, a few gymnasia or secondary schools, churches, a post office, banks, and a few squares (plateies).


^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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