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Verdikousa is located in Greece
Coordinates: 39°46.9′N 21°58.7′E / 39.7817°N 21.9783°E / 39.7817; 21.9783Coordinates: 39°46.9′N 21°58.7′E / 39.7817°N 21.9783°E / 39.7817; 21.9783
Country Greece
Administrative region Thessaly
Regional unit Larissa
Municipality Elassona
 • Municipal unit 101.267 km2 (39.099 sq mi)
Highest elevation 955 m (3,133 ft)
Lowest elevation 810 m (2,660 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Rural 1,812
 • Municipal unit 2,254
 • Municipal unit density 22/km2 (58/sq mi)
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 400 05
Area code(s) +30-2493-xxx-xxx
Vehicle registration PIx-xxxx

Verdikousa (Greek: Βερδικούσα, Greek pronunciation: [veɾði'kusa]) is a village, a community and a municipal unit of the Elassona municipality.[2] Before the 2011 local government it was an independent community.[2][3] The 2011 census recorded 1,812 inhabitants in the village and 2,254 in the community.[1] The community of Verdikousa covers an area of 101.267 km2.[3]

Administrative division[edit]

The community of Verdikousaconsists of two settlements:[1]


The population of Verdikousa is occupied in animal husbandry, agriculture (tobacco and organic vegetables) and lumbering.[4]


According to the 2011 census, the population of the settlement of Verdikousa was 1,812 people, an increase of almost 11% compared with the population of the previous census of 2001.[1][5]

Year Population
2001[5] 1,627
2011[1] 1,812

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Detailed census results 2011" (in Greek). 
  2. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
  3. ^ a b Πίνακας 3. Πραγματικός πληθυσμός, επιφάνεια και πυκνότητα του πληθυσμού, με διάκριση σε αστικές και αγροτικές περιοχές καθώς και σε πεδινές, ημιορεινές και ορεινές περιοχές. Μέσος σταθμικός των υψομέτρων. (PDF) (in Greek). Ελληνική Στατιστική Αρχή (Hellenic Statistical Authority). Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  4. ^ "Βερδικούσα". Retrieved 7 January 2015. 
  5. ^ a b Μόνιμος πληθυσμός . Νομοί , δήμοι , κοινότητες , δημοτικά και κοινοτικά διαμερίσματα και οικισμοί (PDF) (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. Retrieved 9 June 2014.