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)
Elevation 900 m (3,000 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 719
 • Municipal unit density 4.5/km2 (12/sq mi)
 • Population 542 (2011)
 • 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] The 2011 census recorded 542 inhabitants in the community and 719 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][3]

Year Population
2001[3] 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 f "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. ^ a b c "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.