Karystos

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Karystos
Κάρυστος
View of Karystos from the sea.
View of Karystos from the sea.
Location
Karystos is located in Greece
Karystos
Karystos
Coordinates 38°1′N 24°25′E / 38.017°N 24.417°E / 38.017; 24.417Coordinates: 38°1′N 24°25′E / 38.017°N 24.417°E / 38.017; 24.417
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Central Greece
Regional unit: Euboea
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Municipality
 - Population: 12,180
 - Area: 672.4 km2 (260 sq mi)
 - Density: 18 /km2 (47 /sq mi)
Municipal unit
 - Population: 6,752
Community
 - Population: 5,121
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation: 0 m ­(0 ft)
Postal code: 340 01
Telephone: 22x0
Auto: XA

Karystos (Greek: Κάρυστος) is a small coastal town on the Greek island of Euboea. It has about 5,000 inhabitants (12,000 in the municipality). It lies 129 km south of Chalkis. From Athens it is accessible by ferry via Marmari from the Rafina port. Its urban plan was laid out by the renowned Bavarian civil engineer Bierbach, in the middle of the 19th century, near the site of the ancient city of Carystus.

Municipality[edit]

The municipality Karystos was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 4 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

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References[edit]

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

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