The Municipality of Gargaliani is located in the southwest of the
Peloponnese, stretches on the west axis of Messinia
Prefecture and it is one of the largest Municipalities of the Prefecture with
a total area of 122,680 m².
The bas-relief of the area varies and is considered flat from the seashore on the areas west of the Municipality, the town of Gargaliani until the commune of Pirgos inclusive, while on the east there is the mount Aegaleo, at the foot of which there is the commune of Mouzaki, a semi-mount area with extremely beautiful local beauty. The natural scenery of the area of the Municipality is mainly full of olive-trees and forest areas. During the summer the population of the Municipality increases considerably due to ex-residents' of the Municipality choice to spend their holidays at their place of birth and also due to the increasing tourism (both Greek and foreign). It has been estimated that the number of people - both tourists and residents- during High season is approximately 15,000 people.
This text is cited Oct 2003 from the Municipality of Gargaliani URL below
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