Kissos

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Kissos
Κισσός
Kissos is located in Greece
Kissos
Kissos
Coordinates: 39°24′N 23°8′E / 39.400°N 23.133°E / 39.400; 23.133Coordinates: 39°24′N 23°8′E / 39.400°N 23.133°E / 39.400; 23.133
Country Greece
Administrative region Thessaly
Regional unit Magnesia
Municipality Zagora-Mouresi
Municipal unit Mouresi
Elevation 500 m (1,600 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 332
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΒΟ

Kissos (Greek: Κισσός) is a mountain village in the municipal unit of Mouresi, in the eastern part of Magnesia, Greece. It sits on the eastern slopes of the forested Pelion mountains, at about 500 meters elevation, 3 km from the Aegean Sea to the northeast. It is located 3 km west of Mouresi, 5 km southeast of Zagora and 17 km east of the city of Volos (Magnesia's capital).

Kissos was the original home of Kyriazis Hadji-Kyriazis (b. 1817), founder of the dynasty of tobacco merchants and producers which eventually got to great prominence in Egypt as "Kyriazi freres".

Population[edit]

Year Population
1981 430
1991 467
2001 393
2011 332

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (in Greek).