Megalopoli (Greek: Μεγαλόπολη) is a town in the southwestern part of the regional unit of Arcadia, southern Greece. It is located in the same site as ancient Megalopolis (Ancient Greek: Μεγαλόπολις). When it was founded in 371 BC, it was the first large urbanization in rustic Arcadia. Its theater had a capacity of 20,000 visitors, making it one of the largest ancient Greek theaters.
|• Municipality||722.6 km2 (279.0 sq mi)|
|• Municipal unit||331.5 km2 (128.0 sq mi)|
|Elevation||430 m (1,410 ft)|
|• Municipality density||15/km2 (38/sq mi)|
|• Municipal unit||7,890|
|• Municipal unit density||24/km2 (62/sq mi)|
|• Population||5,779 (2011)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
Today Megalopoli has several schools, shops, churches, hotels and other services. The population of Megalopoli in 2011 was 5,779 residents.