Thermo, Greece

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Thermo
Θέρμο
Location
Thermo is located in Greece
Thermo
Thermo
Coordinates 38°35′N 21°40′E / 38.583°N 21.667°E / 38.583; 21.667Coordinates: 38°35′N 21°40′E / 38.583°N 21.667°E / 38.583; 21.667
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: West Greece
Regional unit: Aetolia-Acarnania
Districts: 23
Population statistics (as of 2001)[1]
Municipality
 - Population: 8,242
 - Area: 333.7 km2 (129 sq mi)
 - Density: 25 /km2 (64 /sq mi)
Community
 - Population: 1,959
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Postal code: 300 08
Telephone: 26440

Thermo (Greek: Θέρμο, before 1915: Κεφαλόβρυσον - Kefalovryson)[2] is a town and a municipality in Aetolia-Acarnania, Greece. It is located in the southeastern part of the regional unit, largely between Lake Trichonida (the largest natural lake in Greece) and the southern border of Evrytania. It has a land area of 333.701 km2 (129 sq mi) and a population of 8,242 inhabitants (2011 census).

Its municipal seat is the town of Thermo (pop. 1,959). Its largest other towns are Analipsis (pop. 734), Petrochori (444), Sitaralona (664), Myrtea (729), and Koniska (326). The nearby village of Mega Dendron was the birthplace of Cosmas of Aetolia.

Thermo took its name from the ancient city Thermos, that was located near the present town.

Subdivisions[edit]

The municipality Thermo consists of the following communities:

  • Thermo (Thermo, Koulouria, Mandra, Marathos, Megas Dendros, Taxiarchis)
  • Avarikos (Avarikos, Pini)
  • Agia Sofia (Agia Sofia, Mavrovoros, Pournara)
  • Aetopetra
  • Amvrakia
  • Analipsis (Analipsis, Kaimena Ampelia, Koftra, Marathoula, Paliouria)
  • Argyro Pigadi (Argyro Pigadi, Theotokos)
  • Diasellaki
  • Diplatanos
  • Drymon (Drymon, Agia Triada, Ano Drymon, Koskinas)
  • Kaloudi (Kaloudi, Dounaiika, Marathias)
  • Kato Chrysovitsa (Kato Chrysovitsa, Diasello, Dosoula, Koutsomilia)
  • Kokkinovrysi (Ampelia, Agios Theodoros, Kokkinovrysi)
  • Koniska (Koniska, Agios Ioannis, Poulinos)
  • Lefko
  • Myrtea (Myrtea, Loutra, Palaiomylos, Perevos)
  • Nerochori (Nerochori, Meligkova, Misampella)
  • Pamfi
  • Perkos
  • Petrochori (Petrochori, Prionaiika)
  • Sitaralona
  • Chaliki Amvrakias (Dafni, Ladikou, Nerosyrtis, Chaliki)
  • Chrysovitsa (Chrysovitsa, Dokimia, Roggia)

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