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Thermaikos is located in Greece
Coordinates: 40°30′N 22°55′E / 40.500°N 22.917°E / 40.500; 22.917Coordinates: 40°30′N 22°55′E / 40.500°N 22.917°E / 40.500; 22.917
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Macedonia
Regional unit Thessaloniki
 • Municipality 133.41 km2 (51.51 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 20.30 km2 (7.84 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 50,264
 • Municipality density 380/km2 (980/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 27,553
 • Municipal unit density 1,400/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)

Thermaikos (Greek: Θερμαϊκός) is a suburban municipality of the regional unit of Thessaloniki, Greece. It consists of the municipal units Thermaikos, Epanomi and Michaniona. The municipal unit Thermaikos is subdivided into the communities Peraia, Neoi Epivates (Bahçe Çiflik) and Agia Triada. The municipality Thermaikos has an area of 133.41 km2 and the municipal unit Thermaikos has an area of 20.300 km2.[2] Thermaikos stretches for 10 km along the southeastern coast of the Thermaic Gulf. The seat of the municipality is in Peraia.[3]


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


  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. 
  3. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)