Thespies

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Thespies
Θεσπιές
Thespies is located in Greece
Thespies
Thespies
Coordinates: 38°18′N 23°09′E / 38.300°N 23.150°E / 38.300; 23.150Coordinates: 38°18′N 23°09′E / 38.300°N 23.150°E / 38.300; 23.150
Country Greece
Administrative region Central Greece
Regional unit Boeotia
Municipality Aliartos
 • Municipal unit 108.152 km2 (41.758 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 4,793
 • Municipal unit density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Community[1]
 • Population 1,139 (2011)
 • Area (km2) 12.725
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΒΙ

Thespies (Greek: Θεσπιές, before 1934: Ερημόκαστρο - Erimokastro[2]) is a village and a former municipality in Boeotia, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Aliartos, of which it is a municipal unit.[3] Population 4,793 (2011). The municipal unit has an area of 108.152 km2, the community 12.725 km2.[4]

Thespies is named after the ancient city of Thespiae.

References[edit]

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