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Verdikoussa 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)
Elevation 731 m (2,398 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

Verdikoussa (Greek: Βερδικούσσα,[2] Greek pronunciation: [veɾði'kusa]) is a village, a community and a municipal unit of the Elassona municipality.[3] Before the 2011 local government it was an independent community.[3] The 2011 census recorded 1,812 inhabitants in the village and 2,254 in the community.[1] The community of Verdikoussa covers an area of 101.267 km2.[4]

Administrative division[edit]

The community of Verdikoussa consists of six settlements:[1]


The population of Verdikoussa is occupied in animal husbandry, agriculture (tobacco and organic vegetables) and lumbering.[5]


According to the 2011 census, the population of the settlement of Verdikoussa was 1,812 people, an increase of almost 11% compared with the population of the previous census of 2001.[1][4]

Year Population
2001[4] 1,627
2011[1] 1,812

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c d e f "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority. 
  2. ^ EETAA local government changes
  3. ^ a b Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  4. ^ a b c "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece. 
  5. ^ "Βερδικούσα". Retrieved 7 January 2015.