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For the Greek poet, see Kostis Palamas. For Saint Gregory Palamas, see Gregory Palamas.
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Palamas is located in Greece
Coordinates: 39°28′N 22°04′E / 39.467°N 22.067°E / 39.467; 22.067Coordinates: 39°28′N 22°04′E / 39.467°N 22.067°E / 39.467; 22.067
Country Greece
Administrative region Thessaly
Regional unit Karditsa
 • Municipality 382.7 km2 (147.8 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 154.1 km2 (59.5 sq mi)
Elevation 105 m (344 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 16,726
 • Municipality density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 8,903
 • Municipal unit density 58/km2 (150/sq mi)
 • Population 5,745 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 432 00
Area code(s) 26940
Vehicle registration KA

Palamas (Greek: Παλαμάς) is a town and a municipality in the Karditsa regional unit, Greece. Population 16,726 (2011). Palamas is located south-southwest of Larissa, the capital of Thessaly, northwest of Lamia, north of Sofades, east-northeast of Karditsa and east-southeast of Trikala. Palamas is linked with the road linking Karditsa and Larissa. It also serves roads with the GR-6 (Larissa - Trikala - Ioannina - Igoumenitsa) and Sofades. The Pineios River is to the north as well as the Trikala regional unit.


The municipality Palamas was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]

The municipality has an area of 382.722 km2, the municipal unit 154.077 km2.[3]


The municipal unit of Palamas is divided into the following communities:


Year Town Municipal unit Municipality
1981 5,448 - -
1991 6,010 - -
2001 5,807 10,050 -
2011 5,745 8,903 16,726


  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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