Makrychori

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Makrychori
Μακρυχώρι
Makrychori is located in Greece
Makrychori
Makrychori
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
 • Municipal unit 107.767 km2 (41.609 sq mi)
Elevation 108 m (354 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 2,553
 • Municipal unit density 24/km2 (61/sq mi)
Community[1]
 • Population 1,689 (2011)
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 2,553 (2011). The municipal unit has an area of 107.767 km2.[3] The municipality was created under the Kapodistrias Law in 1997 out of the former communes of Elateia, Evangelismos, Gyrtoni and Parapotamos.

Subdivisions[edit]

The municipal unit Makrychori is subdivided into the following communities (constituent villages in brackets):

Population[edit]

Year Municipal unit population Community population Village population
1991 - - 1,941
1991 3,004 - 1,666
2001 2,976 1,863 1,787
2011 2,553 1,689 1,615

Geography[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. 

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