Feres, Magnesia

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Feres is located in Greece
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Country Greece
Administrative region Thessaly
Regional unit Magnesia
Municipality Rigas Feraios
Elevation 120 m (390 ft)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipal unit 6,116
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 37 500
Area code(s) 24250
Vehicle registration ΒΟ

Feres (Greek: Φερές; Katharevousa: Φεραί) is a former municipality in Magnesia, Thessaly, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Rigas Feraios, of which it is a municipal unit.[2] Population 6,116 (2001). The seat of the municipality was in the town Velestino.

Feres is located near the ancient city of Pherae, after which it was named.

Notable people


  1. De Facto Population of Greece Population and Housing Census of March 18th, 2001 (PDF 39 MB). National Statistical Service of Greece. 2003.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (Greek)

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