Portaria

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Portaria

Πορταριά
Portaria square
Portaria square
Portaria is located in Greece
Portaria
Portaria
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 39°23′N 23°0′E / 39.383°N 23.000°E / 39.383; 23.000Coordinates: 39°23′N 23°0′E / 39.383°N 23.000°E / 39.383; 23.000
CountryGreece
Administrative regionThessaly
Regional unitMagnesia
MunicipalityVolos
 • Municipal unit22.8 km2 (8.8 sq mi)
Elevation
600 m (2,000 ft)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit
1,911
 • Municipal unit density84/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Postal code
370 11
Area code(s)24280
Vehicle registrationΒΟ

Portaria (Greek: Πορταριά) is a village and a former municipality in Magnesia, Thessaly, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Volos, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 22.754 km2.[3] It is located on Mt. Pelion, facing the Pagasetic Gulf, north of Volos and its suburbs. The majority of the buildings are typical examples of Pelion architecture with their windows and doors decorated with a variety of colors. The mountaintop of Pelion is to the north.

Portaria
Portaria, c.1820

Historical population[edit]

Year Village population Municipality population
1981 769 -
1991 1,093 3,318
2001 1,327 3,201
2011 566 1,911

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References[edit]

  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.

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