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 Coordinates: 37°05′N22°03′E / 37.083°N 22.050°E / 37.083; 22.050
Country Greece
Administrative region Peloponnese
Regional unit Messenia
Municipality Kalamata
  Municipal unit76.922 km2 (29.700 sq mi)
Population
 (2011) [1]
  Municipal unit
2,721
  Municipal unit density35/km2 (92/sq mi)
Community
[1]
  Population884 (2011)
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 2011 was 2,721. 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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References

  1. 1 2 "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. Kallikratis law Greece Ministry of Interior (in Greek)
  3. "Population & housing census 2001 (incl. area and average elevation)" (PDF) (in Greek). National Statistical Service of Greece.