Coordinates: 37°36′N 22°3′E / 37.600°N 22.050°E / 37.600; 22.050Coordinates: 37°36′N 22°3′E / 37.600°N 22.050°E / 37.600; 22.050
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Arcadia
  Municipality 1,050.9 km2 (405.8 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
  Municipality 10,109
  Municipality density 9.6/km2 (25/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
  Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Gortynia (Greek: Γορτυνία) is a municipality in the Arcadia regional unit, Peloponnese, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Dimitsana.[2] The municipality has an area of 1,050.882 km2.[3]


The municipality Gortynia was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 8 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]


The province of Gortynia (Greek: Επαρχία Γορτυνίας) was one of the four provinces of Arcadia Prefecture. It was abolished in 2006. Its territory corresponded with that of the current municipality Gortynia and the municipal unit Gortyna.[4]


  1. "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. 1 2 Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.
  4. "Detailed census results 1991" (PDF). (39 MB) (Greek) (French)
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