Thouria, Messenia

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Thouria
Θουρία
Stone house covered with Boston ivy in Thouria
Stone house covered with Boston ivy in Thouria
Thouria is located in Greece
Thouria
Thouria
Coordinates: 37°05′N 22°03′E / 37.083°N 22.050°E / 37.083; 22.050Coordinates: 37°05′N 22°03′E / 37.083°N 22.050°E / 37.083; 22.050
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Messenia
Municipality Kalamata
 • Municipal unit 76.922 km2 (29.700 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipal unit 2,721
 • Municipal unit density 35/km2 (92/sq mi)
Community[1]
 • Population 884 (2011)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Vehicle registration ΚΜ

Thouria (Greek: Θουρία) is a village and a former municipality in Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Kalamata, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] The municipal unit has an area of 76.922 km2.[3] Its population in 2011 was 2,721.

Thouria in ancient Greece, located west of Sparta.

References[edit]

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