Municipality of Argos-Mykines
Δήμος Άργους-Μυκηνών
Municipality of Argos-Mykines is located in Greece
Municipality of Argos-Mykines
Municipality of Argos-Mykines
Municipality of Argos-Mykines
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Coordinates: 37°37′N 22°43′E / 37.617°N 22.717°E / 37.617; 22.717Coordinates: 37°37′N 22°43′E / 37.617°N 22.717°E / 37.617; 22.717
CountryGreece
Administrative regionPeloponnese
Regional unitArgolis
SeatArgos
Government
 • MayorDimitris Kamposos (since 2011)
Area
 • Municipality1,002.5 km2 (387.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipality
42,022
 • Municipality density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Websitenewargos.gr

Argos-Mykines (Greek: Άργος-Μυκήνες) is a municipality in the Argolis regional unit, Peloponnese, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the city of Argos.[2] The municipality has an area of 1002.508 km2.[3]

The mayor is Dimitris Kamposos, who retains his title since the formation of the municipality, having won the local elections of 2011, 2014 and 2019.

Municipality

The municipality Argos-Mykines was formed at the 2011 local government reform (known as Kallikratis) by the merger of the following 8 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

Province

The province of Argos (Greek: Επαρχία Άργους) was one of the provinces of Argolis. It had the same territory as the present municipality Argos-Mykines.[4] It was abolished in 2006.

To the west, Argos-Mykines borders to the former municipality of Mantineia, which integrated in 2011 with the municipality of Tripoli further west. To the north are the municipalities of Sikyona, Nemea and Corinth. To the east is the municipality of Nafplio. To the south, it borders with the municipality of North Kynouria.

References

  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. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.
  4. ^ "Detailed census results 1991" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on March 3, 2016.  (39 MB) (in Greek and French)