|• Municipal unit||158.685 km2 (61.269 sq mi)|
|Elevation||900 m (3,000 ft)|
|• 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|
Karya (Greek: Καρυά, Greek pronunciation: [kaɾ'ʝa]) is a village, a community and a municipal unit of the Elassona municipality. Before the 2011 local government reform it was an independent community. The 2011 census recorded 542 inhabitants in the community and 719 in the municipal unit. The community of Karya covers an area of 74.964 km2 while the municipal unit covers 158.685 km2.
The municipal unit of Karya consists of three communities:
Geography and climate
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.
- "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
- Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
- "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.