Lake Plastiras (municipality)

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Lake Plastiras
Λίμνη Πλαστήρα
Dimos Limnis Plastira Topo.png
Lake Plastiras is located in Greece
Lake Plastiras
Lake Plastiras
Coordinates: 39°21′N 21°45′E / 39.350°N 21.750°E / 39.350; 21.750Coordinates: 39°21′N 21°45′E / 39.350°N 21.750°E / 39.350; 21.750
Country Greece
Administrative region Thessaly
Regional unit Karditsa
 • Municipality 198.4 km2 (76.6 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 4,635
 • Municipality density 23/km2 (61/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Lake Plastiras (Greek: Λίμνη Πλαστήρα) is a municipality in the Karditsa regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Morfovouni.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 198.350 km2.[3] The municipality was named after the artificial Lake Plastiras, that was named in turn after the general and three-times Prime Minister Nikolaos Plastiras.


The municipality Lake Plastiras was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 2 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ a b 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.