Arni, Karditsa

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Arni is located in Greece
Coordinates: 39°24′N 22°04′E / 39.400°N 22.067°E / 39.400; 22.067Coordinates: 39°24′N 22°04′E / 39.400°N 22.067°E / 39.400; 22.067
Country Greece
Administrative region Thessaly
Regional unit Karditsa
Municipality Sofades
 • Municipal unit 89.2 km2 (34.4 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 2,604
 • Municipal unit density 29/km2 (76/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΚΑ

Arni (Greek: Άρνη) is a former municipality in the Karditsa regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Sofades, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 89.185 km2.[3] Population 2,604 (2011). The seat of the municipality was in Mataragka. It was named after the ancient Aeolian town Arne (Ancient Greek: Ἄρνη), which was located near present Mataragka.[4]


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-09-21. 
  4. ^  Smith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Arne". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.