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Agia, Larissa

For other uses, see Agia (disambiguation).
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Coordinates: 39°43′N 22°45′E / 39.717°N 22.750°E / 39.717; 22.750Coordinates: 39°43′N 22°45′E / 39.717°N 22.750°E / 39.717; 22.750{{#coordinates:39|43|N|22|45|E|type:city_region:GR|| |primary |name= }}</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Country</th><td> Greece</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Administrative region</th><td> Thessaly</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Regional unit</th><td> Larissa</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th colspan="2" style="text-align:center;text-align:left">Area</th></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Municipality</th><td> 668.3 km2 (258.0 sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Municipal unit</th><td> 133 km2 (51 sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Elevation</th><td> 135 m (443 ft)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th colspan="2" style="text-align:center;text-align:left">Population (2011)[1]</th></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Municipality</th><td> 11,470</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Municipality density</th><td> 17/km2 (44/sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Municipal unit</th><td> 5,855</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Municipal unit density</th><td> 44/km2 (110/sq mi)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th colspan="2" style="text-align:center;text-align:left">Community<tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Population</th><td> 3169</td></tr></th></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Time zone</th><td> EET (UTC+2)</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left"> • Summer (DST)</th><td> EEST (UTC+3)</td></tr><tr class="mergedtoprow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Postal code</th><td class="adr"> 400 03</td></tr><tr class="mergedrow"><th scope="row" style="text-align:left">Vehicle registration</th><td> ΡΙ</td></tr></table> Agia (Greek: Αγιά, also written Ayia) is a village and a municipality in the Larissa regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. Agia is located east of Larissa and south of Melivoia. The Mavrovouni mountains dominate the south and the Aegean Sea lies to the east.

Municipality

The municipality Agia was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 4 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

Subdivisions

The municipal unit of Agia is divided into the following communities:

Province

The province of Agia (Greek: Επαρχία Αγιάς) was one of the provinces of the Larissa Prefecture. It had the same territory as the present municipality.[3] It was abolished in 2006.

Population

Agia
Αγιά
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Year Town Municipal unit Municipality
1981 3,454 - -
1991 4,014 7,411 -
2001 3,027 6,458 -
2011 3,169 5,855 11,470

History

Agia became part of Greece, along with most of Thessaly, in 1881. Forests near Agia were affected by the 2007 Greek forest fires, leaving tens homeless. The fire consumed approximately 100 km² on Mavrovouni.

See also

External links

References

  1. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (in Greek). 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior Invalid language code.
  3. ^ Detailed census results 1991 PDF (39 MB) Invalid language code. Invalid language code.