Municipality of Kalamata

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The Municipality of Kalamata has an area of ​​253.2 km² and a population of 62.409 (2011 inventory). It was a Municipality of the Prefecture of Messinia that operated with the Kapodistrias program in the period 1999-2010. It was established by the merger of the former Municipality of Kalamata and its neighboring older communities, which were then the municipal districts of the Municipality. In 2010, it was abolished and joined since 01.01.2011 in the new enlarged Kallikratis Municipality of Kalamata being located on the northern coast of the Messinian Gulf. It consists of 14 local communities, based around the city of Kalamata.

The morphological characteristics of Kalamata are a composition of coastal, lowland, semi-mountainous and mountainous areas, which have as their special feature the view in a large part of the mountainous area of ​​Taygetos.

From the total area, 4,4% is occupied by the lowland municipal districts, 18.3% of the total area is occupied by the local communities characterized as semi-mountainous, like the communities of Kalamata and Little Mantineia. While the remaining 77.3% is occupied by the mountainous communities, such as Alagonia, Artemisia, Verga, Elaiochori, Karveli, Lada, Nedousa and Piges. A predominant feature in the area of ​​the Municipality is that a rate of up to 70% of the total area is occupied by pastures and wooded land.

Municipal Community of Kalamata

The Municipal Community of Kalamata is the seat of the Municipality of Kallikratis and accounts for 87.5% of the total population.

Kalamata’s urban complex was mainly developed at the lowlands of mountain Taygetos, combining the pure urban environment of the city of with its suburban settlements. The intensely mountainous landscape towards the North and East along with the huge Messinian gulf seaside are shaping a highly diversive landscape. This is the exceptional beauty of Kalamata, you can either be in mountainous areas or seaside areas inside ten to fifteen minutes!

Kalamata is a medium-sized urban center compared to the country’s data. But it is the dominant urban center of the Peloponnisos Region, both in terms of population and in relation to its development dynamics. According to the Peloponnisos Regional Plan, Kalamata is a regional development center with numerous activities, a center of cultural and tourist activities of national and international importance and a potential transportation hub of combined transport.

But Kalamata has more to give to it’s visitors, it’s higly proposed to people of all ages and financial statuses because it can offer a wide range of options. Don’t forget to taste local food, see important sights, and live experiences to maximul level!

Road Connections

Kalamata is linked by road with Athens and Thessaloniki via the Eastern Motorways of Peloponnese, Olympia Odos and Aegean Motorway.

The distance to Athens is 239 km and the journey takes about 2 hours and 10 minutes.

The distance to Thessaloniki is 715 km and the journey takes about 6.5 hours.

In 2014, the Peramerican Ring of Kalamata is expected to be completed (Thouria section until Lakoniki Street).

Kalamata is linked to Athens, Thessaloniki, Ioannina, Patra and Sparta, as well as to the towns of Meligalas, Kardamili, Pylos, Koroni, Methoni, Chora, Messinia, Kyparissia, Filiatra, Gargaliani etc. Also N. Messinia via bus routes, planned and operated by the Intercity Bus Service in Messinia.

For more information, contact the Intercity Bus Service of Messinia SA Tel: +30 27210 28581 or you can contact us at

Sea Connections

The port of Kalamata is connected by ferry to the ports of Kythera and Kissamos in Chania, once a week during the summer months. The journey time is about 9 hours.

Air Connections

Kalamata is connected by air with Athens, Thessaloniki, Munich, Stockholm, Moscow, Amsterdam, Prague, London, Milan, St. Petersburg, Kiev, Vienna, Manchester etc through scheduled flights and flights Charter.
Kalamata National Airport “Captain Vassilis Konstantakopoulos” (KAKL) is located about 9 km west of the city of Kalamata, on the Greek National Road. Kalamata-Messina. The corridor is about 3 km away and the terminal is located to the southeast of the route. The building facilities of the terminal are 2450 sq.m. Its geographical width is 37 ° 4506. 3 ‘north. Its geographic length is 22 ° 0131.4 ‘east. It has 2 arrival halls, two 2 departure halls and 1 waiting room. The aircraft parking space has a capacity of 4 aircraft (1 B767, 3 A320).


Below you will find the most popular destinations of our municipality.


Only 5-10 minute from kalamata a paradise location with great view!


Almyros/Little Mantineia

Enjoy the sea and not only in this nearby destination from kalamata. A must visit!



Alagonia is for mountain lovers. Plan a trip and go there to enjoy the nature and the local food!



Not far from Alagonia these 2 famous destinations are also for mountain lovers. Go to see the graphic nature!



Kalamata is the well known capital of municipality. Kalamata is a dream for visitors and locals alike!



Marvelous destinations near Kalamata city!



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