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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.[1] 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.

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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.


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