Thebes, Greece

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Thebes
Θήβα
Remeens o the Cadmea, the central fortress o auncient Thebes
Remeens o the Cadmea, the central fortress o auncient Thebes
Thebes is locatit in Greece
Thebes
Thebes
Location within the region
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Coordinates: 38°19′N 23°19′E / 38.317°N 23.317°E / 38.317; 23.317Coordinates: 38°19′N 23°19′E / 38.317°N 23.317°E / 38.317; 23.317
Kintra Greece
Admeenistrative region Central Greece
Regional unit Boeotia
Aurie
 • Municipality 830.112 km2 (320.508 sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 321.015 km2 (123.945 sq mi)
Elevation 215 m (705 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Municipality 36,477
 • Municipality density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Municipal unit 25,845
 • Municipal unit density 81/km2 (210/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Theban
Community[1]
 • Population 22,883 (2011)
 • Aurie (km2) 143.889
Time zone EET (UTC+2)
 • Simmer (DST) EEST (UTC+3)
Postal code 32200
Aurie code(s) 22620
Wabsteid http://www.thiva.gr

Thebes (Auncient Greek: Θῆβαι, Thēbai, Greek pronunciation: [tʰɛ̂ːbai̯];[2] Greek: Θήβα, Thíva [ˈθiva]) is a ceety in Boeotia, central Greece. It played an important role in Greek meeths, as the steid o the stories o Cadmus, Oedipus, Dionysus an ithers. Airchaeological excavations in and aroond Thebes hae revealed a Mycenaean settlement an clay tablets written in the Linear B script, indicatin the importance o the steid in the Bronze Age.

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