Karya, Larissa

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Karya is located in Greece
Coordinates: 39°59.1′N 22°23.5′E / 39.9850°N 22.3917°E / 39.9850; 22.3917Coordinates: 39°59.1′N 22°23.5′E / 39.9850°N 22.3917°E / 39.9850; 22.3917
Country Greece
Administrative region Thessaly
Regional unit Larissa
Municipality Elassona
 • Municipal unit 158.685 km2 (61.269 sq mi)
Highest elevation 940 m (3,080 ft)
Lowest elevation 870 m (2,850 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 719
 • Municipal unit density 4.5/km2 (12/sq mi)
 • Population 542
 • Area (km2) 74.964
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 402 00
Area code(s) +30-2493-xxx-xxx
Vehicle registration PIx-xxxx

Karya (Greek: Καρυά, Greek pronunciation: [kaɾ'ʝa]) is a village, a community and a municipal unit of the Elassona municipality.[2] Before the 2011 local government reform it was an independent community.[2][3] The 2011 census recorded 542 inhabitants in the community and 714 in the municipal unit.[1] The community of Karya covers an area of 74.964 km2 while the municipal unit covers 158.685 km2.[3]

Administrative division[edit]

The municipal unit of Karya consists of three communities:[1]


According to the 2011 census, the population of the settlement of Karya was 542 people, a decrease of almost 18% compared with the population of the previous census of 2001.[1][4]

Year Population
2001[4] 659
2011[1] 542

Geography and climate[edit]

It is close to Mount Olympus, encouraging tourists' visits. The area has moderate temperatures year round, though in winter snow falls over the upper elevations.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ a b Πίνακας 3. Πραγματικός πληθυσμός, επιφάνεια και πυκνότητα του πληθυσμού, με διάκριση σε αστικές και αγροτικές περιοχές καθώς και σε πεδινές, ημιορεινές και ορεινές περιοχές. Μέσος σταθμικός των υψομέτρων. (PDF) (in Greek). Ελληνική Στατιστική Αρχή (Hellenic Statistical Authority). Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Μόνιμος πληθυσμός . Νομοί , δήμοι , κοινότητες , δημοτικά και κοινοτικά διαμερίσματα και οικισμοί (PDF) (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. Retrieved 9 June 2014.