Thermo, Greece

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Thermo
Θέρμο
Thermo municipality
Thermo municipality
Thermo is located in Greece
Thermo
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Country Greece
Administrative region West Greece
Regional unit Aetolia-Acarnania
Districts 23
Area
 • Municipality 333.7 km2 (128.8 sq mi)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Municipality 8,242
 • Municipality density 25/km2 (64/sq mi)
Community
 • Population 1959
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Summer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 300 08
Area code(s) 26440

Thermo (Greek: Θέρμο, before 1915: Κεφαλόβρυσον Kefalovryson)[2] is a town and a municipality in Aetolia-Acarnania, Greece. It is located in the southeastern part of the regional unit, largely between Lake Trichonida (the largest natural lake in Greece) and the southern border of Evrytania. It has a land area of 333.701 km2 (129 sq mi) and a population of 8,242 inhabitants (2011 census).

Its municipal seat is the town of Thermo (pop. 1,959). Its largest other towns are Analipsis (pop. 734), Petrochori (444), Sitaralona (664), Myrtea (729), and Koniska (326). The nearby village of Mega Dendron was the birthplace of Cosmas of Aetolia.

Thermo took its name from the ancient city Thermos, that was located near the present town.

Subdivisions

The municipality Thermo consists of the following communities:

  • Thermo (Thermo, Koulouria, Mandra, Marathos, Megas Dendros, Taxiarchis)
  • Avarikos (Avarikos, Pini)
  • Agia Sofia (Agia Sofia, Mavrovoros, Pournara)
  • Aetopetra
  • Amvrakia
  • Analipsis (Analipsis, Kaimena Ampelia, Koftra, Marathoula, Paliouria)
  • Argyro Pigadi (Argyro Pigadi, Theotokos)
  • Diasellaki
  • Diplatanos
  • Drymon (Drymon, Agia Triada, Ano Drymon, Koskinas)
  • Kaloudi (Kaloudi, Dounaiika, Marathias)
  • Kato Chrysovitsa (Kato Chrysovitsa, Diasello, Dosoula, Koutsomilia)
  • Kokkinovrysi (Ampelia, Agios Theodoros, Kokkinovrysi)
  • Koniska (Koniska, Agios Ioannis, Poulinos)
  • Lefko
  • Myrtea (Myrtea, Loutra, Palaiomylos, Perevos)
  • Nerochori (Nerochori, Meligkova, Misampella)
  • Pamfi
  • Perkos
  • Petrochori (Petrochori, Prionaiika)
  • Sitaralona
  • Chaliki Amvrakias (Dafni, Ladikou, Nerosyrtis, Chaliki)
  • Chrysovitsa (Chrysovitsa, Dokimia, Roggia)

See also

References

  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. Name changes of settlements in Greece

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