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Makrychori is located in Greece
Coordinates: 39°48′N 22°29′E / 39.800°N 22.483°E / 39.800; 22.483Coordinates: 39°48′N 22°29′E / 39.800°N 22.483°E / 39.800; 22.483
Country Greece
Administrative region Thessaly
Regional unit Larissa
Municipality Tempi
Districts 4
Elevation 180 m (590 ft)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 2,956
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 40 009
Vehicle registration ΡΙ

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.[2] Population 2,976 (2001). 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 Municipality population Municipal district population Village population
1991 - - 1,941
1991 3,004 - 1,666
2001 2,976 1,863 1,787


Makrychori is located next to the Thessalian Plain, situated between the Pineios River 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.


  1. ^ De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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