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Thessaly
Περιφέρεια Θεσσαλίας
Region o Greece
Kintra  Greece
Caipital Larissa
Regional units
Government
 • Regional govrenor Constantinos Agorastos (ND)
Area
 • Total 14,037 km2 (5,420 sq mi)
Population (2005)
 • Total 760,000
 • Density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
ISO 3166 code GR-E
Website www.pthes.gov.gr

Thessaly (Greek: Θεσσαλία, ThessalíaThessalian: Πετθαλία, Petthalia) is a traditional geographical region an an admeenistrative region o Greece, comprisin maist o the auncient region o the same name. Afore the Greek Daurk Ages, Thessaly wis kent as Aeolia, an appears thus in Homer's Odyssey.

Thessaly became pairt o the modren Greek state in 1881, efter fower an a hauf centuries o Ottoman rule. Syne 1987 it forms ane o the kintra's 13 regions[1] an is further (syne the Kallikratis reform o 2010) sub-dividit intae 5 regional units an 25 municipalities. The caipital o the region is Larissa. Thessaly lees in central Greece an borders the regions o Macedonie on the north, Epirus on the wast, Central Greece on the sooth an the Aegean Sea on the east. The Thessaly region includes the Sporades islands an aw.

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  1. Π.Δ. 51/87 “Καθορισμός των Περιφερειών της Χώρας για το σχεδιασμό κ.λ.π. της Περιφερειακής Ανάπτυξης” (Determination of the Regions of the Country for the planning etc. of the development of the regions), ΦΕΚ A 26/06.03.1987

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