Platanos (Greek: Πλάτανος) is a village and a community in the municipal unit of Akrata, Achaea, Greece. In 2001 Platanos had a population of 408 for the village, and 530 for the community, which includes the mountain villages Ano Potamia, Korinthiako Balkoni and Tsivlos.
The village Platanos consists of two parts: the seaside settlement Paralia Platanou on the Gulf of Corinth and Platanos proper at about 250 m elevation on a mountain slope directly above Paralia Platanou. The villages Ano Potamia and Tsivlos are about 10 km south of Platanos. Platanos is 5 km west of Akrata and 18 km southeast of Aigio. The Greek National Road 8A (Athens - Corinth - Patras) and the railway Corinth - Patras pass north of Platanos.
Year Village population Community population
1981 359 -
1991 396 -
2001 408 530
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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