Stomio, Larissa

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Stomio
Στόμιο
Stomio is located in Greece
Stomio
Stomio
Coordinates: 39°52′N 22°44′E / 39.867°N 22.733°E / 39.867; 22.733Coordinates: 39°52′N 22°44′E / 39.867°N 22.733°E / 39.867; 22.733
Country Greece
Administrative region Thessaly
Regional unit Larissa
Municipality Agia
Municipal unit Evrymenes
Community
 • Population 553
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΡΙ

Stomio (Greek: Στόμιο ~ mouth, before 1927: Τσάγεζι - Tsagezi[2] - from the turkish Çay ağzı = The mouth of river. Çay = river, ağız = mouth, ağzı = the mouth) is a town in the Larissa regional unit, Thessaly, central Greece. It was the seat of the former municipality of Evrymenes. It is situated on the Aegean Sea coast, south of the mouth of the river Pineios, and at the foot of densely vegetated Mount Ossa. It is 13 km southeast of Pyrgetos, 17 km north of Agia and 37 km northeast of Larissa. Stomio is a popular beach resort. The landmark of Stomio is the lighthouse on the beach, near the port.[3]

History[edit]

The ancient city Eurymenae (also Erymnae) was situated near present Stomio. The Greek Orthodox Monastery of Saint Demetrius, situated on the mountain slope above Stomio, was founded in the 6th century and rebuilt in its present form in the 12th century by Byzantine emperor Alexios I Komnenos.

Population[edit]

Year Population
1991 598
1991 649
2001 624
2011 553

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