Agia ( Greek: Αγιά, also written Ayia) is a village and a municipality in the Larissa regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. Agia is located east of Larissa and south of Melivoia. The Mavrovouni mountains dominate the south and the Aegean Sea lies to the east.
Municipality [ edit ]
The municipality Agia was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 4 former municipalities, that became municipal units:
Subdivisions [ edit ]
The municipal unit of Agia is divided into the following communities:
Province [ edit ]
The province of Agia (
Greek: Επαρχία Αγιάς) was one of the provinces of the Larissa Prefecture. It had the same territory as the present municipality. It was abolished in 2006. [3 ]
Population [ edit ]
History [ edit ]
Agia became part of
Greece, along with most of Thessaly, in 1881. Forests near Agia were affected by the 2007 Greek forest fires, leaving tens homeless. The fire consumed approximately 100 km² on Mavrovouni.
See also [ edit ]
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References [ edit ]
^ "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
^ Detailed census results 1991 PDF (39 MB) (Greek) (French)