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There is also a Makrynitsa in the prefecture of Serres, see Makrinitsa (Serres), Greece. External links Information about Serres (Greek and English) Serres is the name of several communes in France: Serres in the Aude département Serres in the Hautes-Alpes département Serres in the Meurthe-et-Moselle département Categories: Greece geography stubs | Cities and towns in Greece ...

Communal Statistics
Prefecture: Magnesia prefecture
Province: Volos

39.3975/39°23'54' N lat.
22.98/22°58'49' E long
Population: (2001)
 - Total
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about 400 m
600 m(centre)
about 1,000 to 1,200 m
Postal code: 370 11
Area/distance code: 11-30-24280 (030-24270)-99
Municipal code: 3714
Car designation: BO
3-letter abbreviation: MKV Makrynitsa Volou
Website: www.magnesia.gr/dimoi/koinotita_makrinitsa.htm

Makrynitsaor Makrinitsa (Greek: Μακρυνίτσα) is the balcony of Mt.Pelion which is its nickname, 5 km NE of Volos, Magnesia, Greece. One of the most characteristic traditional settlements, full of mansions and houses that look like hanging ornaments on the green mountain side and are colorful but not as Portaria. It sits of a slope of the Pelion range and another mountaintop to the east with forests. The square with the age - old plane trees lends a panoramic view of Volos and the Pagasetic Gulf. In one of the traditional coffee houses there is a big fresco by Theofilos. The picturesque cobbled paths of Makrinitsa are scattered with traditional water fountains. Greece consists of 13 administrative regions known as Peripheries of Greece, which are further subdivided into 51 prefectures (nomoi, singular - nomos): External link Map Categories: Lists of subnational entities | Prefectures of Greece ... Magnesia (Greek: Μαγνησία Magnisia), deriving from the Macedonian tribe name Magnetes, is the name of the southeastern area of Thessaly in central Greece. ... Here are a lists of the provinces (Greek: επαρχεία, eparcheia fr. ... 2001: A Space Odyssey. ... Here are list of postal codes in Greece. ... This is an alphabetical list by town of dialing codes in Greece. ... The National Statistical Service of Greece (NSSG) is a General Secretariat of the Greek Ministry of Economy and Finance with more than 1100 employees. ... The Greek car license plates are composed of three letters and four digits per plate (f. ... It may have been generated by a computer or by a translator with limited proficiency in English or the original language. ... This page is about a city in Greece. ... Magnesia (Greek: Μαγνησία Magnisia), deriving from the Macedonian tribe name Magnetes, is the name of the southeastern area of Thessaly in central Greece. ... This page is about a city in Greece. ... Map Categories: Greece geography stubs | Mediterranean | Seas ...

Makrynitsa has a school, a lyceum, a church, a post office and a square (plateia) with few tall trees. Plateia (πλατεία) is the Greek word for town square. ...

Historical population

Year Population Change (town)
1981 546 -
1991 651 106/19.23%

1981 is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1991 is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

North: [[]]
West: Nea Ionia Makrinitsa (community) East: Portaria
South: Iolkos
Municipalities of Magnesia
Afetes | Agria | Aisonia | Almyros | Alonissos | Argalasti | Artemida | Feres | Iolcos/Iolkos | Karla | Milea | Mouresi | Nea Agchialos | Nea Ionia | Portaria | Pteleos | Skiathos | Skopelos | Sourpi | Volos | Zagora
(Non municipal) communes of Magnesia
Anavra | Keramidi | Makrinitsa | Trikeri
Provinces of Magnesia
Almyros | Northern Sporades | Volos

  Results from FactBites:
The community of Makrinitsa in the central area of Pelion, is a preserved traditional village, with altitude from 850 m, and population 651 people.
Makrinitsa consists of the village with its various neighborhoods, the surrounding area (20.000acres) and the forest (40.000 acres).
Makrinitsa and generally Pelion, followed Greece΄s destiny and remained under Turkish rule until 1881, where the area of Thessalia was given to Greece.
MAKRINITSA (161 words)
Makrinitsa is 17 klm from Volos, but this is a datum for the mind only.
Makrinitsa has a well-earned second name: The Balcony of Pelion, for the visitor of its main square will be rewarded with a panoramic view of the city spreading out below at a depth of 600 meters.
Makrinitsa's history is long and rich and its contribution to the prosperity and progress of the area praiseworthy.
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