Oichalia Greek: Οιχαλία) is a town and a former municipality in the Trikala peripheral unit, Thessaly, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Farkadona, of which it is a municipal unit. Its 2001 population was 5,783, its town population was 2,936. Oichalia is located southwest of Elassona, west of Larissa, northwest of the city of Karditsa and east of the city of Trikala and is situated in the Thessalian Plain. Itwas formerly known as Neochori. Oichalia is connected with the GR-6 (Larissa - Trikala - Ioannina - Igoumenitsa).
The municipal unit Oichalia is subdivided into the following communities:
Year Settlement population Municipality population
1981 3,221 -
1991 3,271 6,567
2001 2,936 5,783
After World War II and the Greek Civil War, the population steadily declined as residents moved to larger towns and cities and the richest countries in the world.
Electricity and automobiles arrived in the 1960s, it was linked with pavement in the late-20th century, television arrived in the 1980s. Internet and computers arrived in the late-1990s.
List of settlements in the Trikala prefecture
Municipalities and communities of the Trikala Prefecture
Aithikes | Chasia | Estiaiotida | Faloreia | Farkadona | Gomfoi | Kalampaka | Kallidendro | Kastania | Kleinos/Kleinovo | Koziakas | Malakasi | Megala Kalyvia | Oichalia | Paliokastro | Paralithaioi | Pelinnaioi | Pialeia | Pyli | Pynda | Trikala | Tymfaia | Vasiliki
Medieval Greece / Byzantine Empire
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