Melivoia

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Melivoia
Μελίβοια
Location
Melivoia is located in Greece
Melivoia
Melivoia
Coordinates 39°45′N 22°48′E / 39.750°N 22.800°E / 39.750; 22.800Coordinates: 39°45′N 22°48′E / 39.750°N 22.800°E / 39.750; 22.800
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Thessaly
Regional unit: Larissa
Municipality: Agia
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 2,195
 - Area: 197.6 km2 (76 sq mi)
 - Density: 11 /km2 (29 /sq mi)
Community
 - Population: 1,173
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Elevation (center): 329 m (1,079 ft)
Postal code: 400 03
Auto: ΡΙ

Melivoia (Greek: Μελίβοια) is a town and a former municipality in the Larissa regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Agia, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Population 2,195 (2011). The seat of the municipality was in Kato Sotiritsa. Melivoia is located east of Larissa, the capital of the regional unit and Thessaly, and a few kilometers north of Agia. The municipal unit stretches along the Aegean Sea coast, at the foot of Mount Ossa. It was named after the ancient city Meliboea. The municipal unit borders on Magnesia to the southeast.

Subdivisions[edit]

The municipal unit Melivoia is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):

  • Melivoia (Melivoia, Velika, Kokkino Nero, Koutsoupia, Paliouria)
  • Skiti (Skiti, Agiokampos, Kato Polydendri)
  • Sklithro (Isiomata, Rakopotamos)
  • Sotiritsa (Sotiritsa, Kato Sotiritsa)

Population[edit]

Year Settlement population Community population Municipal unit population
1981 1,926 - -
1991 1,629 - 3,278
2001 1,344 1,898 3,472
2011 805 1,173 2,195

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Detailed census results 2011" (xls 2,7 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece.  (Greek)
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)