Arni, Karditsa

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Arni
Άρνη
Arni is located in Greece
Arni
Arni
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
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 3,299
Community
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] Population 3,299 (2001). 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.[3]

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)
  3. ^  Smith, William, ed. (1854–1857). "Arne". Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography. London: John Murray.