South Pelion

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South Pelion
Νότιο Πήλιο
Notio Pilio municipality map
Notio Pilio municipality map
South Pelion is located in Greece
South Pelion
South Pelion
Coordinates: 39°14′N 23°13′E / 39.233°N 23.217°E / 39.233; 23.217Coordinates: 39°14′N 23°13′E / 39.233°N 23.217°E / 39.233; 23.217
Country Greece
Administrative region Thessaly
Regional unit Magnesia
 • Municipality 368.5 km2 (142.3 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 10,216
 • Municipality density 28/km2 (72/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

South Pelion (Greek: Νότιο Πήλιο - Notio Pilio) is a municipality in the Magnesia regional unit, Thessaly, Greece. The seat of the municipality is the town Argalasti.[2] The municipality has an area of 368.539 km2.[3] It comprises the southern part of Mount Pelion.


The municipality South Pelion was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 5 former municipalities, that became municipal units:[2]


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