Mesochora

Summary

Mesochora (Greek: Μεσοχώρα, before 1928: Βιτσίστα - Vitsista[2]) is a mountain village in the municipal unit of Pindos in the southwestern part of the Trikala regional unit, Greece. It is located in the Athamanika mountains (southern Pindus), on the upper course of the river Acheloos, about 800 m above sea level. It is situated 40 km west of the city of Trikala. It is located by the Greek National Road 30 (Trikala - Arta). In 2011 Mesochora had a population of 141 for the settlement, and 143 for the community, including the small villages Exochi and Spitia. It became a part of the municipality of Pindos in 1997 under the Capodistrian Plan.

Mesochora
Μεσοχώρα
Mesochora is located in Greece
Mesochora
Mesochora
Coordinates: 39°28′N 21°20′E / 39.467°N 21.333°E / 39.467; 21.333Coordinates: 39°28′N 21°20′E / 39.467°N 21.333°E / 39.467; 21.333
CountryGreece
Administrative regionThessaly
Regional unitTrikala
MunicipalityPyli
Municipal unitPindos
Community
 • Population143 (2011)
Time zoneUTC+2 (EET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC+3 (EEST)
Vehicle registrationΤΚ

PopulationEdit

Year Settlement population Community population
1981 264 -
1991 459 -
2001 415 470
2011 141 143

External linksEdit

  • Mesochora on GTP Travel Pages
  • unofficial website

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Απογραφή Πληθυσμού - Κατοικιών 2011. ΜΟΝΙΜΟΣ Πληθυσμός" (in Greek). Hellenic Statistical Authority.
  2. ^ Name changes of settlements in Greece