Thouria, Messenia

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Thouria
Θουρία
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Stone house covered with Boston ivy in Thouria
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Thouria
Location within the regional unit
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Coordinates: 37°05′N22°03′E / 37.083°N 22.050°E / 37.083; 22.050
CountryGreece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Messenia
Municipality Kalamata
Area
  Municipal unit76.922 km2 (29.700 sq mi)
Population
 (2021) [1]
  Municipal unit
2,688
  Municipal unit density35/km2 (91/sq mi)
  Community
926
Time zone UTC+2 (EET)
  Summer (DST) UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registration ΚΜ

Thouria (Greek : Θουρία) is a village and a former municipality in Messenia, Peloponnese, Greece. Since the 2011 local government reform it is part of the municipality Kalamata, of which it is a municipal unit. [2] The municipal unit has an area of 76.922 km2. [3] Its population in 2021 was 2,688. It takes its name from the ancient town of Thuria.

Thouria in ancient Greece, located west of Sparta. Sparta territory.jpg
Thouria in ancient Greece, located west of Sparta.

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