Rigas Feraios (municipality)

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Rigas Feraios
Ρήγας Φεραίος
Location
Rigas Feraios is located in Greece
Rigas Feraios
Rigas Feraios
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
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Thessaly
Regional unit: Magnesia
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Municipality
 - Population: 10,922
 - Area: 549.8 km2 (212 sq mi)
 - Density: 20 /km2 (51 /sq mi)
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)

Rigas Feraios (Greek: Ρήγας Φεραίος) is a municipality in the Magnesia regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Velestino.[2] The municipality was named after the Greek writer and revolutionary Rigas Feraios, whose hometown Velestino is.

Municipality[edit]

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

References[edit]

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