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Administrative Region : Thessaly
Regional unit : Magnisia


Kissos, also Kisos (Greek: Κισσός), older form: Anilion is a village located about 6 km NW of Tsagkarada. It is in the eastern part of Magnesia in the prefecture of the same name in Greece. It sits on the slopes of the Pelio mountains. Kissos is located southeast of Zagora, north of Agios Lavrentios and about 60 km east of the city of Volos (Magnesia's capital). Tsagkarada is linked with the road linking with Agios Lavrentios and near Zagora. It stretches from north to south as well as residential buildings and are surrounded by forests as well. Its population in 2001 was 393 for the entire area. The altitude is 500 meters. It offers a view of the Aegean Sea to the northeast. The area around Anilio are made up of forest and surrounds the village, grasslands are in the higher elevations of Mount Pelio westward and the Aegean Sea lies to the east with no beaches. The village was featured in a documentary about Mouresi as well as an episode of Travelling in Greece.

Nearest places

Anilio, north
Mouresi, south

Information

In the village is the interesting church of Agia Marina, several historic buildings and more. Its nearest beach lies to the southeast. Its


Business

Its main business are agriculture with some shops and services in the area. Farmlands are not far from the village.


Population

Year Village Population

1981 430
1991 467
2001 393

Weblinks

Homepage of Kissos on its municipality's homepage

In Greek:

Coordinates: 39°24′6″n, 21°7′27″E

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