Platanos (Greek: Πλάτανος meaning plane tree) 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. The municipal unit has an area of 169.678 km2. Population 1,611 (2011). The population of the village was 207 in 2011 and the population of the municipal district, which includes the village Kato Platanos, was 253. The river Evinos is situated east of the town.
|Administrative region||West Greece|
|• Municipal unit||169.7 km2 (65.5 sq mi)|
|Elevation||832 m (2,730 ft)|
|• Municipal unit||1,611|
|• Municipal unit density||9.5/km2 (25/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
The municipal unit Platanos is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):
- Platanos (Platanos, Kato Platanos)
- Agios Dimitrios
- Arachova (Arachova, Kranes)
- Dendrochori (uninhabited)
- Neochori Nafpaktias (Neochori, Petroto)
- Chomori (Chomori, Agia Triada)
- "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
- Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
- "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.