Methana is a town and a former municipality on the Peloponnese peninsula, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Troizinia, of which it is a municipal unit. Methana is situated on a volcanic peninsula, attached to the Peloponnese. Administratively, it belongs to the Attica region. The town (pop. 1,148 in 2001) is located north of the road connecting to the rest of the Peloponnese and Galatas. The highest point is 740 m (Helona Mountain). The municipal unit has a land area of 50.161 km² and a 2001 census population of 2,057 inhabitants. Its largest other settlements besides the town of Methana are Vathý (pop. 170), Megalochóri (167), Kounoupítsa (136), Kypséli (94), Ágioi Theódoroi (75), and Dritsaíika (64).