Makyneia (Greek: Μακύνεια) is a seaside village and a community in Nafpaktia, Aetolia-Acarnania, Greece.[2]


Makyneia is located in Greece
Coordinates: 38°20′53″N 21°43′40″E / 38.34806°N 21.72778°E / 38.34806; 21.72778Coordinates: 38°20′53″N 21°43′40″E / 38.34806°N 21.72778°E / 38.34806; 21.72778
Administrative regionWestern Greece
Regional unitAetolia-Acarnania
Municipal unitAntirrio
 • Total377
 • Population563 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
303 00
Area code(s)26340
Vehicle registrationME

According to the 2011 census, the village had 377 inhabitants, and the community, which also includes the villages Agrapidokampos, Agios Polykarpos and Riza, 563 inhabitants.[1]

Makyneia is situated on the northeast coast of the Gulf of Patras, 4.5 km west of Antirrio. The Greek National Road 5 (Patras-Antirrio-Agrinio-Ioannina), which has recently been bypassed by the Motorway 5 (also the E55), passes through the village.


Settlement at Makyneia, under various names, including the ancient town of Macynia, dates back to the ancient times, may be as early as the Homeric age. It was a town of western Locris and later Aetolia.[2] Until 1980, the settlement was known as Kato Mammako (Κάτω Μαμμάκω).[3]

Historical populationEdit

Census Village Community
2001[4] 280 464
2011[1] 377 563


  1. ^ a b c d "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ a b "Makyneia". Nafpaktia (in Greek). 2018-01-28.
  3. ^ «ΕΕΤΑΑ-Ελληνική Εταιρία Τοπικής Ανάπτυξης και Αυτοδιοίκησης Α.Ε (in Greek). Retrieved 2018-06-21.
  4. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2015-09-21.

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