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Larissa (Greek: Περιφερειακή ενότητα Λάρισας) is one of the regional units of Greece. It is part of the region of Thessaly. Its capital is the city of Larissa. Total population 284,325 (2011).

Name Geography Code Population

Larissa (regional unit)

(Seat: Λάρισα, η)
22 284.325

Municipality Agia

(Seat: Αγιά, η)
2202 11.470
Municipal unit Agia 220201 5.855
Municipal Community Agia 22020101 3.169
Agia (Αγιά, ) 2202010101 3.169
Community Aetolofos 22020102 323
Aetolofos (Αετόλοφος, ο) 2202010201 323
Community Anavra 22020103 678
Anavra (Ανάβρα, η) 2202010301 599
Prinias (Πρινιάς, ο) 2202010302 79
Community Gerakari 22020104 266
Gerakari (Γερακάριον, το) 2202010401 266
Community Elafos 22020105 219
Elafos (Έλαφος, η) 2202010501 219
Community Megalovryso 22020106 199
Megalovryso (Μεγαλόβρυσον, το) 2202010601 199
Community Metaxochori 22020107 478
Metaxochori (Μεταξοχώριον, το) 2202010701 478
Community Neromyloi 22020108 261
Neromyloi (Νερόμυλοι, οι) 2202010801 261
Community Potamia 22020109 262
Potamia (Ποταμιά, η) 2202010901 262
Municipal unit Evrymenes 220202 1.939
Community Karitsa 22020202 536
Αγία Παρασκευή, η 2202020202 2
Karitsa (Καρίτσα, η) 2202020201 436
Kokkino Nero (Κόκκινο Νερό, το) 2202020203 95
Plateia Ammos (Πλατειά 'Αμμος, η) 2202020204 3
Community Omolio 22020203 606
Omolio (Ομόλιον, το) 2202020301 606
Community Palaiopyrgos 22020204 244
Alexandrini (Αλεξανδρινή, η) 2202020402 83
Palaiopyrgos (Παλαιόπυργος, ο) 2202020401 161
Strintzios (Στρίντζιος, ο) 2202020403 0
Community Stomio 22020201 553
Απόστολος Παύλος, ο 2202020102 0
Κατασκηνώσεις Αγίου Δημητρίου, αι 2202020103 0
Μονή Αγίου Δημητρίου, η 2202020104 0
Stomio (Στόμιον, το) 2202020101 553
Municipal unit Lakereia 220203 1.481
Community Amygdali 22020302 360
Amygdali (Αμυγδαλή, η) 2202030202 8
Kato Amygdali (Κάτω Αμυγδαλή, η) 2202030201 352
Community Anatoli 22020303 265
Anatoli (Ανατολή, η) 2202030301 265
Tsairi (Τσαϊρι, το) 2202030302 0
Community Dimitra 22020301 315
Dimitra (Δήμητρα, η) 2202030101 315
Community Kastri 22020304 248
Kastri (Καστρίον, το) 2202030401 207
Neochori (Νεοχώριον, το) 2202030402 41
Community Marmarimi 22020305 293
Marmarini (Μαρμαρίνη, η) 2202030501 293
Municipal unit Melivoia 220204 2.195
Community Melivoia 22020402 1.173
Velika (Βελίκα, η) 2202040202 291
Kokkino Nero Melivoias (Κόκκινο Νερό Μελιβοίας, το) 2202040203 15
Koutsoupia (Κουτσουπιά, η) 2202040204 35
Μέλια, τα 2202040205 0
Melivoia (Μελίβοια, η) 2202040201 805
Οστροβός, ο 2202040206 2
Paliouria (Παλιουριά, η) 2202040207 25
Community Skiti 22020403 523
Agiokampos (Αγιόκαμπος, ο) 2202040302 315
Κάτω Πολυδένδριον, το 2202040303 36
Μετόχια, τα 2202040304 0
Skiti (Σκήτη, η) 2202040301 172
Community Sklithro 22020404 153
Isiomata (Ισιώματα, τα) 2202040402 1
Rakopotamos (Ρακοπόταμος, ο) 2202040403 12
Sklithro (Σκλήθρον, το) 2202040401 140
Community Sotiritsa 22020401 346
Κάτω Σωτηρίτσα, η 2202040102 306
Sotiritsa (Σωτηρίτσα, η) 2202040101 40

Municipality Elassona

(Seat: Ελασσόνα, η)
2203 32.121
Municipal unit Antichasia 220302 3.584
Municipal Community Kranea Elassonas 22030201 2.691
Kranea Elassonas (Κρανέα Ελασσόνος, η) 2203020101 2.691
Community Akri 22030202 191
Akri (Άκρη, η) 2203020201 191
Community Loutro Elassonas 22030203 702
Loutro (Λουτρό, το) 2203020301 702
Municipal unit Verdikoussa 220303 2.254
Municipal Community Verdikoussa 22030301 2.254
Ampelia (Αμπέλια, τα) 2203030102 256
Varkos (Βάρκος, ο) 2203030103 47
Verdikoussa (Βερδικούσσα, η) 2203030101 1.812
Koutsoufliani (Κουτσούφλιανη, η) 2203030104 20
Paliampela (Παλιάμπελα, τα) 2203030105 80
Paliaskia (Παλιάσκια, τα) 2203030106 39
Municipal unit Elassona 220301 11.044
Municipal Community Elassona 22030101 7.750
Agioneri (Αγιονέριον, το) 2203010102 31
Aetorrachi (Αετορράχη, η) 2203010103 77
Elassona (Ελασσών, η) 2203010101 7.338
Mikro Eleftherochori (Μικρόν Ελευθεροχώριον, το) 2203010104 304
Community Valanida 22030102 559
Valanida (Βαλανίδα, η) 2203010201 450
Κλεισούρα, η 2203010202 109
Community Galanovrysi 22030103 428
Galanovrysi (Γαλανόβρυση, η) 2203010301 428
Community Drymos 22030104 586
Drymos (Δρυμός, ο) 2203010401 586
Community Evangelismos Elassonas 22030105 722
Evangelismos (Ευαγγελισμός, ο) 2203010501 722
Community Kefalovryso 22030106 234
Kefalovryso (Κεφαλόβρυσον, το) 2203010601 234
Community Palaiokastro 22030107 270
Palaiokastro (Παλαιόκαστρον, το) 2203010701 270
Community Stefanovouno 22030108 495
Λεύκη, η 2203010802 8
Stefanovouno (Στεφανόβουνον, το) 2203010801 487
Municipal unit Karya 220304 719
Community Karya 22030401 542
Karya (Καρυά, η) 2203040101 542
Community Kryovrysi 22030402 83
Kryovrysi (Κρυόβρυση, η) 2203040201 83
Community Sykaminea 22030403 94
Sykaminea (Συκαμινέα, η) 2203040301 94
Municipal unit Livadi 220305 2.674
Municipal Community Livadi 22030501 2.244
Livadi (Λιβάδι, το) 2203050101 2.244
Community Dolichi 22030502 430
Dolichi (Δολίχη, η) 2203050201 430
Municipal unit Olympos 220306 3.164
Community Kallithea Elassonas 22030601 699
Kallithea (Καλλιθέα, η) 2203060101 652
Πετρωτόν, το 2203060102 47
Community Kokkinogeio 22030602 240
Kokkinogeio (Κοκκινόγειον, το) 2203060201 240
Community Kokkinopilos 22030603 592
Kalyvia (Καλύβια, τα) 2203060301 467
Kokkinopilos (Κοκκινοπηλός, ο) 2203060302 125
Community Lofos 22030604 336
Asprochoma (Ασπρόχωμα, το) 2203060402 106
Lofos (Λόφος, ο) 2203060401 230
Community Olympiada 22030605 591
Olympiada (Ολυμπιάς, η) 2203060501 465
Sparmos (Σπαρμός, ο) 2203060502 126
Community Pythio 22030606 433
Pythio (Πύθιον, το) 2203060601 433
Community Flampouro 22030607 273
Vrysopoules (Βρυσοπούλες, οι) 2203060702 0
Ιερά Μονή Σπαρμού, η 2203060703 1
Skopia (Σκοπιά, η) 2203060704 95
Flampouro (Φλάμπουρον, το) 2203060701 177
Municipal unit Potamia 220307 4.187
Community Amouri 22030702 312
Amouri (Αμούριον, το) 2203070201 312
Community Vlachogianni 22030701 895
Vlachogianni (Βλαχογιάννιον, το) 2203070101 895
Community Domeniko 22030703 627
Domeniko (Δομένικον, το) 2203070301 627
Community Magoula 22030704 232
Magoula (Μαγούλα, η) 2203070401 232
Community Megalo Eleftherochori 22030705 584
Megalo Eleftherochori (Μέγα Ελευθεροχώριον, το) 2203070501 584
Community Mesochori 22030706 551
Mesochori (Μεσοχώριον, το) 2203070601 551
Community Praitori 22030707 362
Praitori (Πραιτώριον, το) 2203070701 362
Community Sykia 22030708 624
Kalyvia Analipseos (Καλύβια Αναλήψεως, τα) 2203070802 99
Sykia (Συκέα, η) 2203070801 525
Municipal unit Sarantaporo 220308 2.455
Community Azoros 22030802 333
Azoros (Άζωρος, ο) 2203080201 333
Community Gerania 22030803 251
Gerania (Γεράνια, τα) 2203080301 251
Community Giannota 22030804 261
Giannota (Γιαννωτά, τα) 2203080401 261
Community Lykoudi 22030805 298
Lykoudi (Λυκούδιον, το) 2203080501 298
Συκιά, η 2203080502 0
Community Milea 22030806 397
Milia (Μηλέα, η) 2203080601 397
Community Sarantaporo 22030801 580
Sarantaporo (Σαραντάπορον, το) 2203080101 580
Community Tsapournia 22030807 335
Tsapournia (Τσαπουρνιά, η) 2203080701 179
Farmaki (Φαρμάκη, η) 2203080702 156
Municipal unit Tsaritsani 220309 2.040
Municipal Community Tsaritsani 22030901 2.040
Tsaritsani (Τσαριτσάνη, η) 2203090101 2.040

Municipality Kileler

(Seat: Νίκαια, η, Historic Seat: Κιλελέρ, το)
2204 20.854
Municipal unit Armenio 220402 2.096
Community Armenio 22040201 756
Armenio (Αρμένιον, το) 2204020101 756
Community Megalo Monastiri 22040202 543
Μέγα Μοναστήριον, το 2204020201 543
Community Niki 22040203 480
Achilleio (Αχίλλειον, το) 2204020302 203
Νίκη, η 2204020301 277
Community Sotirio 22040204 317
Sotirio (Σωτήριον, το) 2204020401 317
Municipal unit Kileler 220403 2.038
Community Agnanteri 22040302 243
Agnanteri (Αγναντερή, η) 2204030201 177
Αγροκήπιον, το 2204030202 66
Community Kalamaki 22040303 486
Καλαμάκιον, το 2204030301 486
Community Kileler 22040301 551
Kileler (Κιλελέρ, το) 2204030101 481
Kokkines (Κοκκίναι, αι) 2204030102 70
Community Melissa 22040304 350
Λοφίσκος, ο 2204030402 99
Melissa (Μέλισσα, η) 2204030401 251
Community Neo Perivoli 22040305 408
Neo Perivoli (Νέον Περιβόλιον, το) 2204030501 408
Municipal unit Krannonas 220404 2.289
Community Agios Georgios Larisas 22040402 141
Agios Georgios (Άγιος Γεώργιος, ο) 2204040201 141
Community Agioi Anargyroi 22040401 683
Agioi Anargyroi (Άγιοι Ανάργυροι, οι) 2204040101 566
Mesorrachi (Μεσορράχη, η) 2204040102 117
Community Vounaina 22040403 305
Ano Vounaina (Άνω Βούναινα, τα) 2204040302 53
Vounaina (Βούναινα, τα) 2204040301 252
Community Doxaras 22040404 160
Doxaras (Δοξαράς, ο) 2204040401 160
Community Krannonas 22040405 177
Kampos (Κάμπος, ο) 2204040502 68
Krannonas (Κραννών, ο) 2204040501 109
Community Kyparissos 22040406 228
Agia Paraskevi (Αγία Παρασκευή, η) 2204040602 37
Kyparissos (Κυπάρισσος, η) 2204040601 191
Community Mavrovouni 22040407 233
Krya Vrysi (Κρύα Βρύση, η) 2204040702 14
Mavrovouni (Μαυροβούνιον, το) 2204040701 219
Community Mikro Vouno 22040408 233
Mikro Vouno (Μικρόν Βουνόν, το) 2204040801 233
Community Psychiko 22040409 129
Psychiko (Ψυχικόν, το) 2204040901 129
Municipal unit Nikaia 220401 6.535
Municipal Community Nikaia 22040101 3.876
Nikaia (Νίκαια, η) 2204010101 3.876
Community Dilofo Larisas 22040102 124
Dilofo (Δίλοφον, το) 2204010201 124
Community Zappeio 22040103 547
Zappeio (Ζάππειον, το) 2204010301 547
Community Moschochori 22040104 244
Kyparissia (Κυπαρίσσια, τα) 2204010402 92
Moschochori (Μοσχοχώριον, το) 2204010401 152
Community Myra 22040105 841
Kalo Nero (Καλόν Νερό, το) 2204010502 251
Myra (Μύρα, τα) 2204010501 349
Sofo (Σοφόν, το) 2204010503 241
Community Nea Lefki 22040106 152
Nea Lefki (Νέα Λεύκη, η) 2204010601 152
Community Nees Karyes 22040107 517
Nees Karyes (Νέαι Καρυαί, αι) 2204010701 448
Revma (Ρεύμα, το) 2204010702 69
Community Chara 22040108 234
Chara (Χαρά, η) 2204010801 234
Municipal unit Platykampos 220405 7.896
Community Galini 22040502 1.030
Galini (Γαλήνη, η) 2204050201 1.030
Community Glavki 22040503 707
Glavki (Γλαύκη, η) 2204050301 686
Prodromos (Πρόδρομος, ο) 2204050302 21
Community Eleftherio 22040504 347
Eleftherio (Ελευθέριον, το) 2204050401 347
Community Melia 22040505 501
Anagennisi (Αναγέννησις, η) 2204050502 68
Melia (Μελία, η) 2204050501 309
Modestos (Μόδεστος, ο) 2204050503 124
Community Melissochori 22040506 854
Melissochori (Μελισσοχώριον, το) 2204050601 854
Community Namata 22040507 105
Namata (Νάματα, τα) 2204050701 105
Community Omorfochori 22040508 743
Omorfochori (Ομορφοχώριον, το) 2204050801 743
Community Platykampos 22040501 1.804
Platykampos (Πλατύκαμπος, ο) 2204050101 1.804
Community Chalki 22040509 1.805
Chalki (Χάλκη, η) 2204050901 1.805

Municipality Larisaion

(Seat: Λάρισα, η)
2201 162.591
Municipal unit Giannouli 220102 12.496
Municipal Community Giannouli 22010201 7.885
Giannouli (Γιάννουλη, η) 2201020101 7.885
Θεραπευτική Κοινότητα Έξοδος, η 2201020102 0
Municipal Community Falanna 22010202 4.611
Dasochori (Δασοχώριον, το) 2201020202 624
Falanna (Φάλαννα, η) 2201020201 3.987
Municipal unit Koilada 220103 3.169
Community Amygdalea 22010302 336
Amygdalea (Αμυγδαλέα, η) 2201030201 220
Συνοικισμός Προσφύγων, ο 2201030202 116
Community Eleftheres 22010303 520
Eleftheres (Ελευθεραί, αι) 2201030301 520
Community Koilada 22010301 628
Koilada (Κοιλάδα, η) 2201030101 628
Community Koutsochero 22010304 327
Koutsochero (Κουτσόχερον, το) 2201030401 327
Community Loutro Larisas 22010305 332
Argyromylos (Αργυρόμυλος, ο) 2201030502 76
Loutro (Λουτρόν, το) 2201030501 256
Community Mandra 22010306 512
Mandra (Μάνδρα, η) 2201030601 512
Community Rachoula 22010307 514
Kastro (Κάστρον, το) 2201030702 42
Rachoula (Ραχούλα, η) 2201030701 472
Municipal unit Larisaion 220101 146.926
Amfithea (Αμφιθέα, η) 2201010002 33
Koulouri (Κουλούριον, το) 2201010003 250
Larissa (Λάρισα, η) 2201010001 144.651
Community Terpsithea 22010105 1.992
Terpsithea (Τερψιθέα, η) 2201010501 1.992

Municipality Tempi

(Seat: Μακρυχώρι, το, Historic Seat: Αμπελάκια, τα)
2205 13.712
Municipal unit Ampelakia 220502 451
Community Ampelakia 22050201 388
Ampelakia (Αμπελάκια, τα) 2205020101 388
Community Tempi 22050202 63
Tempi (Τέμπη, τα) 2205020201 63
Municipal unit Gonnoi 220503 2.462
Municipal Community Gonnoi 22050301 1.983
Gonnoi (Γόννοι, οι) 2205030101 1.909
Ελαία, η 2205030102 74
Community Itea 22050302 162
Itea (Ιτέα, η) 2205030201 162
Community Kallipefki 22050303 317
Kallipefki (Καλλιπεύκη, η) 2205030301 317
Municipal unit Kato Olympos 220504 3.496
Community Aigani 22050402 1.134
Aigani (Αιγάνη, η) 2205040201 535
Καστρί Λουτρό, το 2205040202 110
Κάτω Αιγάνη, η 2205040203 98
Nea Mesagkala (Νέα Μεσάγκαλα, τα) 2205040204 388
Παπαπούλι, το 2205040205 3
Community Kranea 22050403 212
Kouloura (Κουλούρα, η) 2205040302 88
Kranea (Κρανέα, η) 2205040301 107
Μαθητικαί Κατασκηνώσεις, αι 2205040303 0
Παραλία Κουλούρας, η 2205040304 17
Community Pyrgetos 22050401 1.463
Pyrgetos (Πυργετός, ο) 2205040101 1.463
Community Rapsani 22050404 687
Άγιος Κωνσταντίνος, ο 2205040402 13
Perataria (Περαταριά, η) 2205040403 119
Rapsani (Ραψάνη, η) 2205040401 555
Municipal unit Makrychori 220501 2.553
Community Elateia 22050102 492
Elateia (Ελάτεια, η) 2205010201 492
Community Evangelismos Larisas 22050103 127
Evangelismos (Ευαγγελισμός, ο) 2205010301 127
Community Makrychori 22050101 1.689
Γυρτώνη, η 2205010102 74
Makrychori (Μακρυχώρι, το) 2205010101 1.615
Community Parapotamos 22050104 245
Parapotamos (Παραπόταμος, ο) 2205010401 245
Municipal unit Nessonas 220505 4.750
Municipal Community Sykourio 22050501 2.316
Sykourio (Συκούριον, το 2205050101 2.316
Community Kalochori 22050502 756
Kalochori (Καλοχώριον, το) 2205050201 543
Χειμάδιον, το 2205050202 213
Community Kypselochori 22050503 182
Ακρινόν, το 2205050302 0
Kypselochori (Κυψελοχώριον, το) 2205050301 182
Community Nessonas 22050504 94
Κόρακας, ο 2205050402 0
Nessonas (Νέσσων, ο) 2205050401 94
Community Ossa 22050505 530
Ossa (Όσσα, η) 2205050501 530
Community Pournari 22050506 502
Pournari (Πουρνάριον, το) 2205050601 502
Community Spilia 22050507 370
Spilia (Σπηλιά, η) 2205050701 370

Municipality Tyrnavos

(Seat: Τύρναβος, ο)
2206 25.032
Municipal unit Ampelonas 220602 8.055
Municipal Community Ampelonas 22060201 6.083
Ampelonas (Αμπελών, ο) 2206020101 6.083
Community Vryotopos 22060202 585
Vryotopos (Βρυότοπος, ο) 2206020201 560
Mikrolithos (Μικρόλιθος, ο) 2206020202 25
Community Deleria 22060203 655
Deleria (Δελέρια, τα) 2206020301 655
Community Rodia 22060204 732
Κόρδεσι, το 2206020402 0
Rodia (Ροδιά, η) 2206020401 732
Municipal unit Tyrnavos 220601 16.977
Municipal Community Tyrnavos 22060101 12.572
Κριτήρι, το 2206010102 1.415
Lygaria (Λυγαριά, η) 2206010103 56
Perichora (Περίχωρα, τα) 2206010104 32
Tyrnavos (Τύρναβος, ο) 2206010101 11.069
Community Argyropouli 22060102 1.670
Άνω Αργυροπούλειον, το 2206010202 1
Argyropouli (Αργυροπούλειον, το) 2206010201 1.667
Βοτανοχώριον, το 2206010203 2
Community Damasio 22060103 1.444
Damasi (Δαμάσιον, το) 2206010301 1.380
Damasouli (Δαμασούλιον, το) 2206010302 64
Community Dendra Tyrnavou 22060104 1.291
Agia Sofia (Αγία Σοφία, η) 2206010401 109
Dendra (Δένδρα, τα) 2206010402 619
Platanoulia (Πλατανούλια, τα) 2206010403 563

Municipality Farsala

(Seat: Φάρσαλα, τα)
2207 18.545
Municipal unit Ennipeas 220702 3.213
Community Agios Georgios Farsalon 22070202 174
Άγιος Γεώργιος, ο 2207020201 174
Vasilis 22070203 327
Vasilis (Βασιλής, ο) 2207020301 327
Community Katochori 22070204 374
Anochori (Ανωχώριον, το) 2207020402 187
Katochori (Κατωχώριον, το) 2207020401 187
Community Krini 22070205 516
Avra (Αύρα, η) 2207020502 31
Krini (Κρήνη, η) 2207020501 485
Community Megalo Evydrio 22070201 615
Elliniko (Ελληνικόν, το) 2207020102 124
Λόφος, ο 2207020103 112
Mega Evydrio (Μέγα Ευύδριον, το) 2207020101 154
Μικρό Ευύδριο, το 2207020104 187
Pyrgakia (Πυργάκια, τα) 2207020105 38
Community Polyneri 22070206 289
Polyneri (Πολυνέριον, το) 2207020601 289
Community Stavros 22070207 602
Stavros (Σταυρός, ο) 2207020701 602
Community Ypereia 22070208 316
Ypereia (Υπέρεια, η) 2207020801 316
Municipal unit Narthaki 220703 1.175
Community Dendra Farsalon 22070302 52
Δένδρα, τα 2207030201 52
Community Dilofo Farsalon 22070303 253
Dilofo (Δίλοφον, το) 2207030301 253
Community Kallithea Farsalon 22070304 229
Agios Antonios (Άγιος Αντώνιος, ο) 2207030402 87
Dendrochori (Δενδροχώριον, το) 2207030403 37
Kallithea (Καλλιθέα, η) 2207030401 61
Kokkino (Κοκκίνω, η) 2207030404 34
Platanos (Πλάτανος, ο) 2207030405 10
Community Narthaki 22070301 402
Kastraki (Καστράκιον) 2207030102 60
Narthaki (Ναρθάκιον, το) 2207030101 342
Community Skopia 22070305 239
Skopia (Σκοπιά, η) 2207030501 239
Municipal unit Polydamantas 220704 4.175
Community Ampeleia 22070402 236
Ampeleia (Αμπελεία, η) 2207040201 236
Community Vamvakou 22070401 967
Vamvakou (Βαμβακού, η) 2207040101 931
Dendraki (Δενδράκιον, το) 2207040102 36
Serifis (Σερίφης, ο) 2207040103 0
Community Dasolofos 22070403 297
Dasolofos (Δασόλοφος, ο) 2207040301 256
Kato Dasolofos (Κάτω Δασόλοφος, ο) 2207040302 41
Community Eretria 22070404 550
Άγιος Χαράλαμπος, ο 2207040402 30
Argithea (Αργιθέα, η) 2207040403 77
Asprogeia (Ασπρόγεια, η) 2207040404 178
Eretria (Ερέτρια, η) 2207040401 152
Palaiomylos (Παλαιόμυλος, ο) 2207040405 113
Community Zoodochos Pigi 22070405 184
Zoodochos Pigi (Ζωοδόχος Πηγή, η) 2207040501 184
Community Kato Vasilika 22070406 276
Άνω Βασιλικά, τα 2207040602 134
Kato Vasilika (Κάτω Βασιλικά, τα) 2207040601 142
Community Neraida 22070407 179
Neraida (Νεράιδα, η) 2207040701 152
Xylades (Ξυλάδες, οι) 2207040702 27
Community Polydameio 22070408 228
Polydameio (Πολυδάμειον, το) 2207040801 120
Rigaio (Ρήγαιον, το) 2207040802 108
Community Revmatia 22070409 217
Revmatia (Ρευματιά, η) 2207040901 217
Community Sitochoro 22070410 322
Sitochoro (Σιτόχωρον, το) 2207041001 322
Community Skotoussa 22070411 356
Agia Triada (Αγία Τριάς, η) 2207041102 31
Agios Konstantinos (Άγιος Κωνσταντίνος, ο) 2207041103 154
Ano Skotoussa (Άνω Σκοτούσσα, η) 2207041104 0
Thetidio (Θετίδιον, το) 2207041105 74
Skotoussa (Σκοτούσσα, η) 2207041101 97
Community Chalkiades 22070412 363
Chalkiades (Χαλκιάδες, οι) 2207041201 363
Municipal unit Farsala 220701 9.982
Municipal Community Farsala 22070101 9.337
Ryzi (Ρύζιον, το) 2207010102 1
Σταθμός, ο 2207010103 38
Farsala (Φάρσαλα, τα) 2207010101 9.298
Χαϊδάρια, τα 2207010104 0
Community Achilleio 22070102 208
Achilleio (Αχίλλειον, το) 2207010201 208
Community Vrysia 22070103 437
Vrysia (Βρυσιά, τα) 2207010301 437

Geography

Larissa is the second largest regional unit in Greece, exceeded only by Aetolia-Acarnania. It covers about one-third of Thessaly. It borders the regional units of Kozani to the northwest, Pieria to the northeast, the Aegean Sea to the east, Magnesia to the southeast, Phthiotis to the south, Karditsa to the southwest and Trikala to the west.

The tallest mountain in Greece, Mount Olympus (2,917 m) is situated in the northeastern part of the regional unit. Mount Ossa is situated in the east, at the Aegean coast. The lower stretch of the river Pineios flows through the Vale of Tempe, between Olympus and Ossa.

The northern part is covered with forests, but most of the regional unit is fertile land, the Thessalian Plain.
Climate

Larissa has a mainly Mediterranean climate with hot summers and mild winters. Winter is harsher in the mountains areas, notably the north and Mount Olympus. Larissa is often the warmest area in Greece in summer and the coldest in winter. The highest temperature ever recorded was 45.4 °C(2000) and the coldest was -21.6 °C(1968). Τhe city experiences very often temperatures over 40 °C.
Administration

The regional unit Larissa is subdivided into 7 municipalities. These are (number as in the map in the infobox):[1]

Agia (2)
Elassona (3)
Farsala (7)
Kileler (4)
Larissa (Larisa, 1)
Tempi (5)
Tyrnavos (6)

Prefecture

Larissa was created as a prefecture (Greek: Νομός Λάρισας) in 1882. As a part of the 2011 Kallikratis government reform, the regional unit Larissa was created out of the former prefecture Larissa. The prefecture had the same territory as the present regional unit. At the same time, the municipalities were reorganised, according to the table below.[1]

New municipality Old municipalities Seat
Agia Agia Agia
Evrymenes
Lakereia
Melivoia
Elassona Elassona Elassona
Antichasia
Verdikoussa
Karya
Livadi
Olympos
Potamia
Sarantaporo
Tsaritsani
Farsala Farsala Farsala
Enippeas
Narthaki
Polydamantas
Kileler Kileler Nikaia
Armenio
Krannonas
Nikaia
Platykampos
Larissa (Larisa) Larissa Larissa
Giannouli
Koilada
Tempi Makrychori Makrychori
Ampelakia
Gonnoi
Kato Olympos
Nessonas
Tyrnavos Tyrnavos Tyrnavos


Historical Provinces

Province of Larissa (Larissa)
Province of Tyrnavos (Tyrnavos)
Province of Agia (Agia)
Province of Elassona (Elassona)
Province of Farsala (Farsala)

Note: Provinces no longer hold any legal status in Greece, they were abolished in 2006.
History

The area of Larissa was home to the Pelasgians until they merged into the broeader Greek culture. The area was invaded and was ruled by the Kingdom of Macedonia a few centuries later, and was conquered by the Roman Republic after the Third Macedonian War. The Roman imperial period was followed by Byzantine rule, which was in turn succeeded by the Ottoman Empire. Parts of Thessaly revolted during the Greek War of Independence, but Thessaly remained under Ottoman Turkish rule. It was awarded to Greece in the Congress of Berlin in 1878, and finally incorporated into the Hellenic Kingdom in 1881, albeit parts of the modern Larissa prefecture, including Tyrnavos, Elassona and Sarantaporo, remained Ottoman. During the Greco-Turkish War of 1897, the area was successfully invaded by the Ottomans, but in the end Greece conceded only minor territorial losses. The northern portions of the prefecture, the Tempe Valley and Mount Olympus, were taken by Greece during the First Balkan War in 1912-1913.

The economy increased since the annexation in 1881 and later after 1913 for the north. After the Greco-Turkish War in Asia Minor of 1920-1922, refugees were relocated to the Prefecture. Several villages were created for them across the prefecture. During World War II, the area was a major scene of partisan activity. The occupation and the subsequent Greek Civil War however destroyed most of the local infrastructure. From the 1950s on, the road network was significantly expanded: the GR-1 was opened in 1957 and extended in the 1960s to the Tempe Valley. In 1984, the University of Thessaly opened its doors.
Economy

Its main economy since the 1970s are manufacturing, businesses, communications and services. Agriculture is the second leading industry.
Agriculture

The Thessalian Plain is famous for its crops including fruits (watermelon and melon), vegetables (tomatoes, potatoes, cucumbers, onions, etc.), cotton, dairy, cattle and other crops.
Communications
Television

TRT
Thessaly

Newspapers

Agrotikoi Ekfasi - Larissa
I Alitheia - Farsala
Eleftheria - Larissa
I Foni - Farsala
Imerisios Kirykas - Larissa
Ta Nea tis Farsalou - Farsala

Transport

There are a number of highways E75 and the main railway from Athens to Thessaloniki crosses Thessaly. The region is directly linked to the rest of Europe through International Airport of Central Greece located in Nea Anchialos in a small distance from Larisa (26 kilometers).

Greek National Road 1/E75, SE, Cen., E - partially a divided superhighway
Greek National Road 3, S, Cen., NW
Central Greece Motorway - future
Greek National Road 6, W, Cen., SE
Greek National Road 13, NW
Greek National Road 26, NW
Greek National Road 30, S
Larissa-Karditsa Road, S, SW
Grevena-Elassona Road, NW
Larissa-Melivoia Road, S, E

Sports

Sporting clubs include:

Athletic Union of Larissa 1964
Athlitiki Enosi Larissa F.C. - the only football team in Greece that ever won a championship other than the teams from Athens and Thessaloniki.
Olympia Larissa BC
AEL 1964 BC

See also

List of settlements in the Larissa regional unit

References

"Kallikratis reform law text" (PDF).

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