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.
|• Municipality||382.7 km2 (147.8 sq mi)|
|• Municipal unit||154.1 km2 (59.5 sq mi)|
|Elevation||105 m (344 ft)|
|• Municipality density||44/km2 (110/sq mi)|
|• Municipal unit||8,903|
|• Municipal unit density||58/km2 (150/sq mi)|
|• Population||5,745 (2011)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (EET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+3 (EEST)|
The municipality Palamas was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:
The municipality has an area of 382.722 km2, the municipal unit 154.077 km2.
The municipal unit of Palamas is divided into the following communities:
- "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
- Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
- "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.