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Administrative Region : Thessaly
Regional unit : Magnisia

  • Tsagkarada (Τσαγκαράδα) Magnisia
  • Tsagkarada, or Tsangarada, older form Tsangarada, rarely Tsagarada is a village that is part of the municipality of Mouresi and serves the seat of this municipality while the village of the same municipal name is to the northwest and is second in municipal population. It is in the eastern part of Magnesia in the prefecture of the same name in Greece.

    It sits on the slopes of the Pelio mountains. Tsagkarada is located southeast of Zagora, north of Agios Lavrentios and about 55 km east of the city of Volos (Magnesia's capital). Tsagkarada is linked with the road linking with Agios Lavrentios and near Zagora. It stretches from north to south as well as residential buildings and are surrounded by forests as well. Its population in 2001 was 710 and 784 for its municipal district which includes Mylopotamos (Magnesia), Greece. The altitude is 450 meters. It offers a view of the Aegean Sea to the northeast. The area around Tsagkarada are made up of forest to the east and the west while the extreme west features grasslands and the top of mount Pilio. The village was featured in a documentary about Mouresi as well as Traveling in Greece.

    Subdivision

    Mylopotamos (Magnisia), Greece|Mylopotamos (2001 pop: 74)

    Nearest places

    Mouresi, northwest


    School

    Agia Paraskevi Church (*)

    Town Hall (*)

    Old Plane Tree (*)

    Information

    The village features church, four scenic square in homonymous sections of the village with a tree, historic buildings . A school built in the area was funded in the late-1990s for the students around the municipality. Its nearest beach lies to the east. It also features an arched bridge, cobbled streets, a thousand-year-old pine tree and more.


    Business

    Its main business are agriculture with some shops and services in the area. Farmlands are not far from the village.

    Population

    Year Population

    1981 646 -
    1991 722
    2001 710

    Tsagkarada to Agios Ioannis

    Weblinks

    • Tsagkarada on its (Mouresi) municipal homepage
    • http://www.pelion.org/tsangarada/index.asp, in Greek
    • http://www.skopelos.net/pelion/tsagarada.htm
    • http://www.oreivatein.com/page/mountains/p/pilio/e_pilio_dia.htm

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