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Stomio (Greek: Στόμιο, before 1927: Τσάγεζι - Tsagezi[1]) is a town in the Larissa regional unit, Thessaly, central Greece. It was the seat of the former municipality of Evrymenes. It is situated on the Aegean Sea coast, south of the mouth of the river Pineios, and at the foot of densely vegetated Mount Ossa. It is 13 km southeast of Pyrgetos, 17 km north of Agia and 37 km northeast of Larissa. Stomio is a popular beach resort. The landmark of Stomio is the lighthouse on the beach, near the port.[2]

History

The ancient city Eurymenae (also Erymnae) was situated near present Stomio. The Greek Orthodox Monastery of Saint Demetrius, situated on the mountain slope above Stomio, was founded in the 6th century and rebuilt in its present form in the 12th century by Byzantine emperor Alexios I Komnenos.
Population
Year Population village Population municipal district
1991 598 -
1991 649 -
2001 616 624
Notable people

Dimitris P. Kraniotis (1966) poet and medical doctor

External links

The Official Website of the Municipality of Evrymenes
Stomio on GTP Travel Pages
Blue Flag
Stomio in the map of Greece

See also

List of settlements in the Larissa regional unit

References

^ Name changes of settlements in Greece
^ Stomio Beach

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