Feres, Magnesia

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Feres is located in Greece
Coordinates 39°22′N 22°44′E / 39.367°N 22.733°E / 39.367; 22.733Coordinates: 39°22′N 22°44′E / 39.367°N 22.733°E / 39.367; 22.733
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Thessaly
Regional unit: Magnesia
Municipality: Rigas Feraios
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 6,116
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (center): 120 m (394 ft)
Postal code: 37 500
Telephone: 24250
Auto: ΒΟ

Feres (Greek: Φερές; Katharevousa: Φεραί) is a former municipality in Magnesia, Thessaly, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Rigas Feraios, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Population 6,116 (2001). The seat of the municipality was in the town Velestino.

Feres is located near the ancient city of Pherae, after which it was named.

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  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 793 KB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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