Argithea

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Argithea
Αργιθέα
Location
Argithea is located in Greece
Argithea
Argithea
Coordinates 39°21′N 21°32′E / 39.350°N 21.533°E / 39.350; 21.533Coordinates: 39°21′N 21°32′E / 39.350°N 21.533°E / 39.350; 21.533
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Thessaly
Regional unit: Karditsa
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Municipality
 - Population: 3,450
 - Area: 365.6 km2 (141 sq mi)
 - Density: 9 /km2 (24 /sq mi)
Municipal unit
 - Population: 1,374
Community
 - Population: 209
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Auto: ΚΑ

Argithea (Greek: Αργιθέα) is a village and a historic municipality in the Karditsa regional unit of Greece. The seat of the municipality is in Anthiro.[2] The name derives from King Argitheos of the Athamanians who ruled circa the 3rd to 2nd century B.C.

Municipality[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Detailed census results 2011 (Greek)
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)