Evrymenes, Larissa

Evrymenes (Greek: Ευρυμενές) is a former municipality in the Larissa regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Agia, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Population 1,939 (2011). The municipal unit has an area of 95.284 km2.[3] The seat of the municipality was in Stomio. It was named after the ancient city Eurymenae.

Evrymenes

Ευρυμενές
Evrymenes is located in Greece
Evrymenes
Evrymenes
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 39°52′N 22°44′E / 39.867°N 22.733°E / 39.867; 22.733Coordinates: 39°52′N 22°44′E / 39.867°N 22.733°E / 39.867; 22.733
CountryGreece
Administrative regionThessaly
Regional unitLarissa
MunicipalityAgia
 • Municipal unit95.28 km2 (36.79 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
1,939
 • Municipal unit density20/km2 (53/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
400 07
Area code(s)24950
Vehicle registrationΡΙ

GeographyEdit

The municipal unit Evrymenes stretches along the Aegean Sea coast, south of the mouth of the river Pineios. It lies at the foot of the densely forested Mount Ossa.

HistoryEdit

The most important ancient cities of Magnesia in the area of the municipal unit of Evrymenes were Eurymenae (near the modern village Kokkino Nero), Homolium (Homolion, at Lapsokhori, near the modern village Omolio) and Rhizus (Rhizous, near the modern village Tarsanas).

SubdivisionsEdit

The municipal unit Evrymenes is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):

PopulationEdit

Year Population
1991 2,522
2001 2,428
2011 1,939

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21.