Palairos is an ancient city and a modern town in Aetolia-Acarnania, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform Palairos is part of the municipality Aktio-Vonitsa, of which it is a municipal unit.The municipal unit has an area of 205.843 km2.The municipal unit was formed as the independent municipality Kekropia in 1994 from the former communities Palairos and Pogonia, and was expanded with the former communities Vatos, Plagia and Peratia as a part of the 1997 Kapodistrias reform. The name was changed to Palairos in 2004.
Epirus in antiquity
It lies high in the mountains overlooking the Ionian Sea and Lake Vourkaria. The city is thought to have had a population of over 10,000 people.
At nearby Actium, Mark Antony and Cleopatra were defeated in a sea battle by Octavius. According to tradition, the Salt Lake was the savior of Cleopatra, who hid her ships there.
Type of location: Port, Beach, Marina, Town hall, Bay, Municipal district
Other Names: ZAVERDA (Previous), KEKROPIA (Municipality distric name)
Postal Code: 30012
Tel +30 26430
Altitude: 26 meters
Longitude: 20o 52′ 42.59″ E
Latitude: 38o 46′ 51.33″ N