Palamas

Palamas (Greek: Παλαμάς) is a town and a municipality in the Karditsa regional unit, Greece. Population 16,726 (2011). Palamas is located south-southwest of Larissa, the capital of Thessaly, northwest of Lamia, north of Sofades, east-northeast of Karditsa and east-southeast of Trikala. Palamas is linked with the road linking Karditsa and Larissa. It also serves roads with the GR-6 (Larissa - Trikala - Ioannina - Igoumenitsa) and Sofades. The Pineios River is to the north as well as the Trikala regional unit.

Palamas

Παλαμάς
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Palamas is located in Greece
Palamas
Palamas
Location within the region
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Coordinates: 39°28′N 22°04′E / 39.467°N 22.067°E / 39.467; 22.067Coordinates: 39°28′N 22°04′E / 39.467°N 22.067°E / 39.467; 22.067
CountryGreece
Administrative regionThessaly
Regional unitKarditsa
Area
 • Municipality382.7 km2 (147.8 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit154.1 km2 (59.5 sq mi)
Elevation
105 m (344 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Municipality
16,726
 • Municipality density44/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit
8,903
 • Municipal unit density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Community
 • Population5,745 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
432 00
Area code(s)26940
Vehicle registrationKA

MunicipalityEdit

The municipality Palamas was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

The municipality has an area of 382.722 km2, the municipal unit 154.077 km2.[3]

SubdivisionsEdit

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

PopulationEdit

Year Town Municipal unit Municipality
1981 5,448 - -
1991 6,010 - -
2001 5,807 10,050 -
2011 5,745 8,903 16,726

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.

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