South Kynouria

South Kynouria (Greek: Νότια ΚυνουρίαNotia Kynouria) is a municipality in the Arcadia regional unit, Peloponnese, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town of Leonidio.[2] The municipality has an area of 592.439 km2.[3] It covers the central part of the ancient region of Cynuria (the southeast coastal area of the Peloponnese) and the southern part of the former Kynouria Province.

South Kynouria
Νότια Κυνουρία
Leonidio municipality
Leonidio municipality
South Kynouria is located in Greece
South Kynouria
South Kynouria
Location within the region
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Coordinates: 37°10′N 22°51′E / 37.167°N 22.850°E / 37.167; 22.850Coordinates: 37°10′N 22°51′E / 37.167°N 22.850°E / 37.167; 22.850
Administrative regionPeloponnese
Regional unitArcadia
 • Municipality592.4 km2 (228.7 sq mi)
 • Municipality
 • Municipality density14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)


The municipality South Kynouria was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ a b "ΦΕΚ A 87/2010, Kallikratis reform law text" (in Greek). Government Gazette.
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.