South Pelion

South Pelion (Greek: Νότιο Πήλιο, Notio Pilio) is a municipality in the Magnesia regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Argalasti.[2] The municipality has an area of 368.539 km2.[3] It comprises the southern part of Mount Pelion.

South Pelion
Νότιο Πήλιο
Notio Pilio municipality map
Notio Pilio municipality map
South Pelion is located in Greece
South Pelion
South Pelion
Location within the region
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Coordinates: 39°14′N 23°13′E / 39.233°N 23.217°E / 39.233; 23.217Coordinates: 39°14′N 23°13′E / 39.233°N 23.217°E / 39.233; 23.217
Administrative regionThessaly
Regional unitMagnesia
 • Municipality368.5 km2 (142.3 sq mi)
 • Municipality
 • Municipality density28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)


The municipality South Pelion was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 5 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ a b "ΦΕΚ A 87/2010, Kallikratis reform law text" (in Greek). Government Gazette.
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.