Thouria, Messenia

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Thouria
Θουρία
Stone house covered with Boston ivy in Thouria
Stone house covered with Boston ivy in Thouria
Thouria is located in Greece
Thouria
Thouria
Coordinates: 37°05′N 22°03′E / 37.083°N 22.050°E / 37.083; 22.050Coordinates: 37°05′N 22°03′E / 37.083°N 22.050°E / 37.083; 22.050
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Messenia
Municipality Kalamata
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 4,106
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΚΜ

Thouria (Greek: Θουρία) is a village and a former municipality in Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Kalamata, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Its population in 2001 was 4,106.

Thouria in ancient Greece, located west of Sparta.

References[edit]

  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)