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|Administrative region||Central Greece|
|• Municipality||707.5 km2 (273.2 sq mi)|
|• Municipality density||16/km2 (42/sq mi)|
|• Municipal unit||4,633|
|Time zone||EET (UTC+2)|
|• Summer (DST)||EEST (UTC+3)|
Domokos (Greek: Δομοκός), the ancient Thaumacus or Thaumacie, is a town and a municipality in Phthiotis, Greece. The town Domokos is the seat of the municipality of Domokos and of the former Domokos Province. The town is built on a mountain slope overlooking the plain of Thessaly, 38km from the city of Lamia.
The ancient diocese of Domokos became Greek Orthodox in 1882, but was suppressed in 1899. A parallel series of Latin bishops was begun in 1204, and continued as a titular diocese down to 1943.
Battle of Domokos
In 1897, during the Greco-Turkish War, about 2,000 Italian volunteers under the command of Giuseppe Garibaldi's son, Ricciotti Garibaldi, helped the Greeks in the battle of Domokos. Among them there was also one of the members of Italian Parliament, Antonio Fratti, who died in fightening. The Turkish Army was victorious over Greek Army.
The municipality Domokos was formed at the 2011 local government reform by the merger of the following 3 former municipalities, that became municipal units:
- Municipality of Domokos (Greek) (English)
- "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
- Lewis and Short
- Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)
- PDF (39 MB) (Greek) (French)
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