Thisvi

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Thisvi
Θίσβη
Location
Thisvi is located in Greece
Thisvi
Thisvi
Coordinates 38°16′N 22°58′E / 38.267°N 22.967°E / 38.267; 22.967Coordinates: 38°16′N 22°58′E / 38.267°N 22.967°E / 38.267; 22.967
Government
Country: Greece
Administrative region: Central Greece
Regional unit: Boeotia
Municipality: Thebes
Population statistics (as of 2011)[1]
Municipal unit
 - Population: 2,476
Community
 - Population: 190
Other
Time zone: EET/EEST (UTC+2/3)
Auto: ΒΙ

Thisvi (Greek: Θίσβη) is a village and a former municipality in Boeotia, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Thebes, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Population 2,476 (2011). The municipal unit consists of the communities of Chostias, Domvraina, Ellopia, Thisvi and Xironomi. The seat of the former municipality was in Domvraina. The municipal unit is named after the Mycenaean city (now ruined) of Thisbe, which is mentioned by Homer in the Iliad's Catalogue of Ships as a participant in the Trojan War.[3]

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)
  3. ^ Homer, Iliad 2.502