Aerial view of Zakynthos (Zante) town. Colorful spring sunrise on the Ionian Sea.
Aerial view of Zakynthos (Zante) town. Colorful spring sunrise on the Ionian Sea.

Administration

Population
Last count 2011 (40.650)

Zakynthos (Zante) belongs to Ionian Islands complex (group of islands in the Ionian  sea) which includes the Prefectures of Corfu, Lefkada, Kefallinia and Zakynthos  and capital being the city of Corfu. Zakynthos – Zante comes second in poulation and third in size.

The prefecture of Zakynthos includes also the islands Strofades, Agios Ioannis  in Porto Vromi, Agios Nikolaos in Katastari Beach, Marathonisi Island in the  gulf of Laganas across the Lake of Keri, Pelouzo Island in the gulf of Laganas  across the village of Vasilikos.

The Capital is Zakynthos.

In Zakynthos there are 6 Municipal Communities and Local 40 communities.

1. Municipality of Alykes
The Municipality of Alykes consists of the Municipal Community Katastari (where the Management Center and the municipal offices of Unity) and Local Communities:
Agios Dimitrios
Alikanas
Ano Gerakario
Kato Gerakario
Meso Gerakario
Kallithea
Pigadakia
Skoulikado

2. Municipal Section Arkadion
Includes Local Communities:Vanato (where the municipal offices of Unity)
Ag. Kirikas
Kallipado
Kypseli
Sarakinado
Tragaki
Planos (Tsilivi)

3. Municipality of Elation
The Municipal Unit has a total population of 2,503 inhabitants and consists of local communities:
Volimon (where the administrative center and the Municipal branch of Unity)
Ano Volimon
Anafonitria
Orthonies
Marion
Exo Chora with the settlement Kampi

4. Municipal section Artemision
Consists of Local Communities:
Machairado (where the administrative center and the Municipal branch of Unity)
Agia Marina
Agios Leontas
Agii Pantes
Vougiato
Galaro
Gyri
Kiliomenos
Lagadakia
Lagopodo
Loucha
Romiri
Fioliti

5. Municipality of Zakynthos
The Municipality of Zakynthos, including the historic former municipality Zakynthos, which is the capital of the prefecture, the country, the only city in the county, Zakynthos. Located in the SE side of the island.
Includes the following communities:
Local communities in the city
Ambelokipous
Gaitani
Argassi
Vassilikos
Bochali

6. Municipality of Laganas
In the area of ​​municipal units Lagana found throughout the geomorphology of the island.
Includes the following communities:
Agalas
Keri
Pantokratoras (Administrative Center)
Lithakia
Mouzaki
Kalamaki

The official symbol of the island is “Zakynthos ” (the first colonizer of the island ) sitting on a rock.

 

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