Mouresi

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Mouresi

Μουρέσι
Mouresi, Agia Triada church
Mouresi, Agia Triada church
Mouresi is located in Greece
Mouresi
Mouresi
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 39°24′N 23°10′E / 39.400°N 23.167°E / 39.400; 23.167Coordinates: 39°24′N 23°10′E / 39.400°N 23.167°E / 39.400; 23.167
CountryGreece
Administrative regionThessaly
Regional unitMagnesia
MunicipalityZagora-Mouresi
 • Municipal unit54.2 km2 (20.9 sq mi)
Highest elevation
800 m (2,600 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
2,475
 • Municipal unit density46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Community
 • Population548 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
370 12
Area code(s)24230
Vehicle registrationΒΟ

Mouresi (Greek: Μουρέσι) is a village and a former municipality in Magnesia, Thessaly, Greece. It is situated in the northeastern part of the Pelion peninsula. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Zagora-Mouresi, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 54.214 km2.[3] The seat of the municipality was in Tsagkarada. In 2011 the population of the village Mouresi was 485, that of the community Mouresi was 548, and of the municipal unit 2,475.[1]

Subdivisions[edit]

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

Geography[edit]

The municipal unit Mouresi covers the northeastern part of the Pelion peninsula, and is situated on the eastern side of the Pelion mountains, on the Aegean Sea coast. The area is mountainous and densely forested. The largest village is Tsagkarada (population 525 in 2011). The village Mouresi lies at 310 m elevation, 1.5 km northwest of Tsagkarada, 2 km southeast of Agios Dimitrios and 7 km southeast of Zagora.

Historical population[edit]

Year Community Municipal unit
1991 - 3,239
2001 588 3,107
2011 548 2,475

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "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.

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