|• Municipal unit||107.767 km2 (41.609 sq mi)|
|Elevation||108 m (354 ft)|
|• Municipal unit||2,553|
|• Municipal unit density||24/km2 (61/sq mi)|
|• Population||1,689 (2011)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
|Postal code||40 009|
Makrychori (Greek: Μακρυχώρι, Katharevousa: Μακρυχώριον) 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. Population 2,553 (2011). The municipal unit has an area of 107.767 km2. The municipality was created under the Kapodistrias Law in 1997 out of the former communes of Elateia, Evangelismos, Gyrtoni and Parapotamos.
The municipal unit Makrychori is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):
|Year||Municipal unit population||Community population||Village population|
Makrychori is located next to the Thessalian Plain, situated between the river Pineios and the GR-1/E75 (Athens - Larissa - Thessaloniki). The mountains can be seen to the west and east, the southern portions of the municipality are farmlands.
- "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
- Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
- "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.