Gonnoi

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Gonnoi
Γόννοι
Gonnoi is located in Greece
Gonnoi
Gonnoi
Coordinates: 39°52′N 22°28′E / 39.867°N 22.467°E / 39.867; 22.467Coordinates: 39°52′N 22°28′E / 39.867°N 22.467°E / 39.867; 22.467
Country Greece
Administrative region Thessaly
Regional unit Larissa
Municipality Tempi
Districts 4
 • Municipal unit 113.333 km2 (43.758 sq mi)
Elevation 94 m (308 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 2,462
 • Municipal unit density 22/km2 (56/sq mi)
Community[1]
 • Population 1,983 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code GR-400 04
Area code(s) 24950
Vehicle registration ΡΙ
Website http://www.gonnoi-dimos.gr

Gonnoi (Greek: Γόννοι, before 1927: Δερελί - Dereli[2]) is a former municipality in the Larissa regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Tempi, of which it is a municipal unit.[3] Population 2,462 (2011). The municipal unit has an area of 113.333 km2.[4] The municipality was created under the Kapodistrias Law in 1997 out of the former communes of Gonnoi, Kallipefki, Itea and Elaia.

Subdivisions[edit]

The municipal unit Gonnoi is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):

Population[edit]

Year Settlement population Municipal district population Municipality population
1981 2,660 - -
1991 2,443 - 3,622
2001 2,190 2,288 3,119
2011 1,909 1,983 2,462

History[edit]

The ancient city of Gonnoi was situated in a hillside near the contemporary Gonnoi, now called "Kastri" (i.e. castle). The area was consecutively ruled by the Kingdom of Macedonia, the Roman, the Byzantine and the Ottoman Empires. With most of Thessaly, Gonnoi became a part of Greece in 1881.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ Name changes of settlements in Greece
  3. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  4. ^ "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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