Rigas Feraios (municipality)
Rigas Fereos municipality map
|• Municipality||550.6 km2 (212.6 sq mi)|
|• Municipality density||20/km2 (51/sq mi)|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Rigas Feraios (Greek: Ρήγας Φεραίος) is a municipality in the Magnesia regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Velestino. The municipality has an area of 550.636 km2. The municipality was named after the Greek writer and revolutionary Rigas Feraios, whose hometown was Velestino.
The municipality Rigas Feraios was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:
- "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
- Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
- "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.
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