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Methana is a town and a former municipality on the Peloponnese peninsula, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Troizinia-Methana, of which it is a municipal unit. The municipal unit has an area of 50.161 km2.Methana is situated on a volcanic peninsula, attached to the Peloponnese. Administratively, it belongs to the Attica region. The town is located north of the road connecting to the rest of the Peloponnese and Galatas. The highest point is 740m . The municipal unit has a land area of 50.161km² and a population of 1,657 inhabitants at the 2011 census. The largest settlements besides the town of Methana are Vathý, Megalochóri, Kounoupítsa, Kypséli, Ágioi Theódoroi, and Dritsaíika .SubdivisionsThe municipal unit Methana is subdivided into the following communities : Kounoupitsa Kypseli Loutropoli Methanon Megalochori Historical populationHalf of the entire peninsula's population lives in Methana town.Volcanic activityThe peninsula is entirely of volcanic origin and contains over 30 volcanic eruption centers. The last volcanic eruption occurred near present-day Kameni Chora in 230 BC and a submarine volcano erupted in 1700. Famous writers such as Ovid, Strabo and Pausanias reported the last volcanic eruption in Methana. The peninsula is the northwesternmost of the arc of the Aegean islands of which the active volcanic areas are Methana, Milos, Santorini and Nisyros. In the future, Methana (and the area of the Saronic gulf) may expect other volcanic eruptions.To arrange what you want to do in Methana, use our Greece trip planner.
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