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Platanos, Aetolia-Acarnania

Europe is one of the five inhabited traditional continents of the Earth. Physically and geologically, Europe is the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, west of Asia. Europe is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea, and to the southeast by the waterways adjoining the Mediterranean to and including the Black Sea and the Caucasus Mountains. On the east, Europe is divided from Asia by the water divide of the Ural Mountains and by the Caspian Sea. Europe is the world's second-smallest continent in terms of area and third-largest continent after Asia and Africa in population.

Platanos a village, a municipal district and a municipality in Aetolia-Acarnania, Greece. According to the 2001 census, population was 1,775. The village population was 324 in 2001 and the municipal district was 404. It is linked with the road linking to Nafpaktos and the new dam as well as a mountain road to the north. Platanos is located in the mountainous region and are surrounded by mountains with forests. The Evinos River is situated east of the town. Platanos has schools, lyceums or middle schools, a few gymnasia or secondary schools, churches, a post office, banks, and a few squares.
Aetolia-Acarnania is one of the prefectures of Greece. It is located in the western part of Greece. The prefecture is a combination of the regions Aetolia and Acarnania. Its capital for historical reasons is Mesolongi and its biggest city and economical centre is Agrinion. The area is now connected with the Peloponnese peninsula with Rio-Antirio Bridge. The surrounding prefectures are Arta in Epirus, a narrow length bordering Karditsa of Thessaly, Eurytania to the northeast and Phocis to the east. It is the largest prefecture in area in Greece.

Platanos is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in Europe worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of Europe.

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