Feres, Magnesia

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Feres is located in Greece
Coordinates: 39°22′N 22°44′E / 39.367°N 22.733°E / 39.367; 22.733Coordinates: 39°22′N 22°44′E / 39.367°N 22.733°E / 39.367; 22.733
Country Greece
Administrative region Thessaly
Regional unit Magnesia
Municipality Rigas Feraios
 • Municipal unit 215.5 km2 (83.2 sq mi)
Elevation 120 m (390 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 5,752
 • Municipal unit density 27/km2 (69/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 37 500
Area code(s) 24250
Vehicle registration ΒΟ

Feres (Greek: Φερές; Katharevousa: Φεραί) is a former municipality in Magnesia, Thessaly, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Rigas Feraios, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 215.513 km2.[3] Population 5,752 (2011). The seat of the municipality was in the town Velestino.

Feres is located near the ancient city of Pherae, after which it was named.

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  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. 

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