Makrychori (Greek: Μακρυχώρι, Katharevousa: Μακρυχώριον) is a former municipality in the Larissa regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Tempi, of which it is a municipal unit. Population 2,976 (2001). The municipality was created under the Kapodistrias Law in 1997 out of the former communes of Elateia, Evangelismos, Gyrtoni and Parapotamos.
The municipal unit Makrychori is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):
Makrychori (Makrychori, Gyrtoni)
Year Municipality population Municipal district population Village population
1991 - - 1,941
1991 3,004 - 1,666
2001 2,976 1,863 1,787
Makrychori is located next to the Thessalian Plain, situated between the Pineios River and the GR-1/E75 (Athens - Larissa - Thessaloniki). The mountains can be seen to the west and east, the southern portions of the municipality are farmlands.
^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
Municipalities and communities of the Larissa Prefecture
Agia | Ampelonas | Antichasia | Armenio | Elassona | Enippeas | Evrymenes | Farsala | Giannouli | Gonnoi | Kato Olympos | Kileler | Koilada | Krannonas | Lakereia | Larissa | Livadi | Makrychori | Melivoia | Narthaki | Nessonas | Nikaia | Olympos | Platykampos | Polydamantas | Potamia | Sarantaporo | Tyrnavos |
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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