Palamas

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For the Greek poet, see Kostis Palamas. For Saint Gregory Palamas, see Gregory Palamas.
Palamas
Παλαμάς
Location
Palamas is located in Greece
Palamas
Palamas
Coordinates 39°28′N 22°4′E / 39.467°N 22.067°E / 39.467; 22.067Coordinates: 39°28′N 22°4′E / 39.467°N 22.067°E / 39.467; 22.067
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Thessaly
Regional unit: Karditsa
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Municipality
 - Population: 16,726
 - Area: 383.2 km2 (148 sq mi)
 - Density: 44 /km2 (113 /sq mi)
Municipal unit
 - Population: 8,903
Community
 - Population: 5,745
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Postal code: 432 00
Telephone: 26940
Auto: KA

Palamas (Greek: Παλαμάς) is a town and a municipality in the Karditsa regional unit, Greece. Population 16,726 (2011). Palamas is located south-southwest of Larissa, the capital of Thessaly, northwest of Lamia, north of Sofades, east-northeast of Karditsa and east-southeast of Trikala. Palamas is linked with the road linking Karditsa and Larissa. It also serves roads with the GR-6 (Larissa - Trikala - Ioannina - Igoumenitsa) and Sofades. The Pineios River is to the north as well as the Trikala regional unit.

Municipality[edit]

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

Subdivisions[edit]

The municipal unit of Palamas is divided into the following communities:

Population[edit]

Year Town Municipal unit Municipality
1981 5,448 - -
1991 6,010 - -
2001 5,807 10,050 -
2011 5,745 8,903 16,726

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)

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