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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
 • 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)
 • 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.


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


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


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.


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

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